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GO Launcher HD Beta Available for Testing, Tablets Needed Love Too

The original GO Launcher will always land in our top 5 Android launchers of all time. As one of the most stable and polished of them all with enough add-ons (themes, widgets, etc.) to keep you busy for days, very few can measure up. So when we heard that GO Launcher HD was available as a beta for tablets, we got a little giddy. The stock Android tablet UI has always been lacking in our opinions, so a tablet version of our favorite launcher is exactly what we have been waiting for. Did the GO team produce something worth your time though? I’d say so. 

Download:  GOLauncherHDv1.0.beta2.apk

Download the file from above to your tablet, tap on it when it finishes, and install.


Via:  Go For Android

Cheers Joe!

  • sper56

    as of now, go launcher ex seems better for my tablet

  • jaimez02

    Awesome finally go launcher made it for tablets, love the new look on my sony tablet s. Great start just needs improvements on the wallpapers, and add the effects.

  • I hear that some launchers use more battery than the primary launchers. Is that true or another myth like “Task Managers”?

  • A_ale_z

    it doesn’t work on kindle fire

    • Joe

      Doesn’t work on my KF either. (running CM7)

  • WhoaManWtF

    I use EX on my tab and don’t feel like resetting all my folders to switch to this.  Loaded it up though looks decent..  Folders have limited amount of apps in them unlike EX I like having just one folder for my many many games haha..

  • I tried this out on my Touchpad running CyanogenMod 9, and wow, I really like it. A lot of useful features from the Phone version. I like the dock too. Widgets were distorted, but that’s probably because I’m running software designed for Honeycomb on an ICS Alpha ROM, which is being run on hardware that doesn’t natively support Android.

  • NemaCystX

    Another launcher to try, I’ve been running Nova on my Galaxy Tab 10, works great.  How does this compare to Nova launcher?

  • Jon

    Does this work for ICS? 

  • brando56894

    Did anyone else notice the “systme” typo when Kellex was showing off the widgets drawer? lol

  • ffdonnie

    I believe that scrolable widgets are only available in ICS.

  • I missed if this works on ICS. Running Pete’s nightly ICS on my Xoom right now… Anyone out there that could suggest another ICS rom for my Xoom LTE???

    • Michael Forte

      Team EOS nightlies.

  • [email protected]

    Scrollable inbox widget works fine with me, running ics on the Transformer…

  • sdcoiner76

    I tried it yesterday and it was kind of nice but the widgets came out odd sizes.  Could be quite good but still needs some work.

  • kixofmyg0t


    (its already been superseded by ICS lol)

  • c_topher_v

    i tried the non beta version on my thrive but had to uninstall because scrollable widgets did not work. has anyone tried scrollable widgets on the beta version and can confirm they work?

  • ArrTooDeeToo

    1. Why is your XOOM still on Honeycomb?

    2. Does it work on ICS?

    • Michael_NM

      He probably lost a bet like me. To pay up, I have to wait for Moto to upgrade my Xoom. 🙁

  • Michael_NM

    Sweet, I’ll definitely give this a go.

  • J Antony

    Very Good Tablet launcher tried it out yesterday and it really responsive, needs more customization , but a great start!

  • Awesome.  Can’t wait to try it out!

  • JChitambar

    Going to try side loading this on my Logitech Revue when I get home!

  • dock feels too big for me