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Friday February 24th 2017
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Aviate – An app to personalise your mobile without you doing anything


ThumbsUp Labs believes that our smartphone screens are too messy — we have to wade through pages of apps to find just the right tool at a given moment. The company hopes to clean things up by releasing the private beta of Aviate, an Android launcher that builds context-aware home screens and task-oriented “Spaces” based on app data and locations. It will show news apps and weather when you’re at home in the morning, for example, but switch to travel-friendly apps and check-in shortcuts when you head out. The launcher will also recommend new apps for given categories based on popularity and the user’s habits. While only Aviate’s alpha testers will get first crack at the beta, each of those early adopters can now invite five friends

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