NICHE APP: BIG Launcher

This is a lovely idea. We’ve often thought how intimidating Android must seem to old folk, which is where BIG Launcher could help. It enlarges and simplifies the entire Android interface, creating big, clear menus ideal for older users or those with poor sight.

Here’s its chunky interface:

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big-launcher-android-3 big-launcher-android-4

So if someone you know’s been talked into a smartphone update they’re struggling to get to grips with, BIG Launcher could help. It’s on the Android Market here for just under £1. Android 2.1 or higher is required.

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  1. Spellcheck

     /  October 15, 2011

    “Here’s it’s chunky interface”

    No apostrophe in it’s when it’s possesive

    Reply
    • Gary_C

       /  October 15, 2011

      I’ve placed that apostrophe in my clipboard and will deal with it later.

      Reply
  2. Mark G

     /  October 15, 2011

    Excellent Stuff.

    Reply
  3. Peter

     /  October 15, 2011

    Kinda like the look of it but for some reason the Market thinks it isn’t compatible with my Desire. Hopefully that is fixed by the time I am actually old.

    Reply
  4. lardboy

     /  October 16, 2011

    Seems like a good idea for grandparents who “want a mobile phone”, but can’t be doing with all the complicated stuff.

    Reply
  5. Adrian

     /  October 17, 2011

    I should get my dear mother this

    Reply
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