I have to admit, I have a weakness for Nova Launcher. Since they started out early versions, I’ve been a regular user and except reviews and tests I’ve done others, it has been my reference. With the launch of Android 4.4 KitKat hoped a major renovation.
So it will be. Kevin Barry, father of the creature, has announced via his website on Google + is already working on it. Good news, no doubt, but not as good as we could expect. Let’s look at why.
As explained, will not enjoy all the benefits of Android 4.4 KitKat when using the launcher. In fact, some terminals will have limitations with the graphic elements of the interface.
For example, the transparent notification bar, We can not use it in some terminals with KitKat. The reason? Draw bar now depends directly on the system, not the launcher a priori will need access to it.
Some terminals will be possible, provided the software layer bearing of series allowed access to such transparency. Other functions which remain outside will be widget for Google Now slide your finger on the screen and also the voice command.
Again, functions that are left out by the way in which they are integrated within the system. Kevin at the moment It does not give an estimated departure date. He is working on it, and there is still.