Nokia unveils Z Launcher for Android with context awareness

Nokia logoNokia has launched an Android launcher, just two months after completing the sale of its mobile phone manufacturing business to Microsoft. The Z Launcher, the company's second major foray into Android after releasing the Nokia X smartphone, is an Android user interface that attempts to offer shortcuts to tools and apps when the user needs them most.

Nokia Z Launcher

The home screen of the launcher provides the date and an appointment reminder at the top, an app dock at the base, and a list of shortcuts that will alter over time, reports BGR. "Throughout the day, Z Launcher is learning how you use your phone and promoting your favorite apps so you can get them faster," claims the website, hinting that the screen will change based on what the phone thinks is the most relevant to the user at that moment.

Source: Electronista

Tags: Android, Nokia

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