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Start – App Review


When I first heard of Start I thought, Ok, what’s so spesh about a lock screen? How can this app really improve my Android experience? Android is already awesome! Well, I guess with age I’ve become a bit skeptical.

It wasn’t until I installed Start that I realized how inefficiently I use my smartphone. I mean, first I have an unlock code…which opens up my home screen. Then I have my ‘apps’ icon…which loads up my app library. Then I have to scroll through layers and layers of icons to find the app I need. Sure, I can plant apps on one of my many home screens to make them quicker to find, but even that can result in some reverse swipe action, as I try to remember where I dragged them to.

Then it occurred to me, manufacturers don’t exactly help – what with their continuous messing about with overlays and unnecessary home screen additions.

This little app see’s to all of my above moans and groans, and admittedly, turns my skepticism on it’s head.

Start is a quite beautiful lockscreeen application that makes accessing your favorite content that little bit easier. At the swipe of a home screen icon you can dive into your facebook feed, read the latest Twitter updates, catch up on the news or jump straight into your preferred messaging application – all without actually unlocking your phone. Start really does put your most frequently used apps at your finger tips and is a massive time save. Home screen widgets, themes, background images, shortcuts and locking attributes can all be easily configured via the app settings page, no complexities there.

The home screen displays all of your default goodies: time, date, battery usage. It just does it in a more slick and eye-pleasing way. There are some really cool actions and animations to keep things interesting – as opposed to needlessly piling pressure on your prized battery juices. Before I say anymore, why not check out the app on Google Play.

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