The Alpha has ended...The Beta has begun. Thankyou for those who assisted in solving the annoyances, bugs, and adding in your input during the Alpha. During the Beta, were going to focus more on user settings and device optimizations and more Sense.
Welcome to the open Beta of HTC Sapphire, The exclusive 3rd party launcher for the HTC ONE device lineup. This launcher is heavily in development so, being a part of the Beta, you understand the following...
*Incremental Stable/Un-Stable Updates
*Experimental Features and Settings
*Participating in Google Plus Page and Actively Participate in Beta Feedback
*Do Not Discriminate or Judge Development as it may end in a termination of development...
*This Launcher is only Available for the HTC ONE devices with Sense 6
*May Not be Available to All Sense 6 Devices...
*May Improve Device Performance, May Slow Down Device...
What is Sapphire? Sapphire is a Sense 6 Launcher replacement exclusively built for the HTC Sense 6 Powered devices or the ONE lineup. This launcher was built to combine the world of HTC and Google in one user friendly and impossibly smooth user experience and eventually bring customization that Sense 6 doesn't offer. This Launcher also allows the ability to bind with Blinkfeed and Google Now's Always listening features "Dependent in users location...".
-Google Now Always Listening
-Blinkfeed Persistent Summon
-AOSP Butter Smooth Experience
-OpenSense 6 Intelligence
-HTC Sense 6 Based
-Custom User Shortcuts
-Smart Launcher Memory Cached
-Kitkat Wallpaper Crop
More features will be available over time. The Alpha focused on performance and device accuracy user intellegence.
Supported Devices (May Not Be Accurate)
*HTC ONE M7 & Variants
*HTC ONE M8 & Variants
*HTC Droid DNA
*HTC ONE GSM Variants (Sense 6 powerd)
Stay tuned on Google Plus for more information and get involved over at XDA Developers.
Users, Please send feedback to either the Google Plus Sapphire group, XDA Developers, or use the Contact Dev option in the About Section in Sapphire Settings. Usefull Feedback consist of the following...
-Bugs, Hickups, Battery Loss, FCs
-Device Support (All HTC Devices with HTC Sense 6 should be supported now, GPE roms may not work with Sapphire)
Code Revision 7.1
-Minor Fixes and String Fixes
-New Wallpapers (Still working on resolution)
-New App Drawer Icon
Code Revision 7
-HTC Sapphire Wallpaper Chooser
-6 Sapphire Wallpapers to choose from (Asking Community Graphic Artist to submit a wallpaper to represent!) Mine suck...
-Sapphire Wallpaper Swipe Menu
-Misc Memory Fixes
-Boolean Value Fixes
-Bacon Scraps in Changelog...