From the home of Fancy Widgets, Android Does as released Apex Launcher v2.0, and it can honestly claim to be one of the more popular launchers on Android, with over a million installs and 44,000 ratings giving it an average of 4.5 over at Google Play.
With this update they have added support for Apex Notifier. This feature enables iOS-style notifications on individual app icons, but you’ll have to fork over £2.59 for Apex Launcher Pro to activate it. With the Notifier you’ll also get to pick which apps get notifications, giving you freedom to choose and, change at anytime.

What’s in this version:
* Folders in the app drawer (pro)
* Integration with Apex Notifier※ (pro)
* Notification badge style options (pro)
* Default on for external notifiers (pro)
* Added vibration duration option
* Improved activity picker and wallpaper chooser
* Reorganized and improved settings menu
* Disabled auto update checks by default
* Removed permissions for notifications
* Various fixes and improvements
* Updated translations
※ Apex Notifier is an extension app that also supports DashClock (Android 4.2+).

What you get with the Pro version:

Apex Launcher Pro (Paid Version) Features:
• Powerful drawer customizations (unlimited drawer tabs, folders in drawer)
• Unread count notifications (provided by the free Apex Notifier extension)
• Dock swipe actions (swipe up and down actions)
• More gesture options (two-finger gestures)
• Additional transition effects (accordion, cross, etc.)
• Flexible theme options (ADW, LauncherPro, Go Launcher themes)
• Enhanced folder support (batch add, merge folders)
• Advanced widget options (widgets in dock, overlapping widgets)
• More features on the way!


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Dave Thornton

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Been involved in technology for many years, more than I care to remember. Live in Dundee, Scotland. I like Android, Windows Phone OS, BlackBerry OS and iOS, and love writing about all things techie. Currently have a Honor 6+, Elephone P6000, Nexus 5, Chrombook C720, HTC One M7, Nokia Lumina 625, Microsoft Lumia 435, Blackberry Q10, HTC Hero and iPad mini