When the BlackBerry Bold 9900 series launched NikkiSoft was right there. Making sure the users and new fans would be able to enjoy our QuickLaunch, even if we had only 1 convenience key, at least we had an updated QL! Well now NikkiSoft takes a leap forward and dons us with a bevy of new features too!
This brand new version of QuickLaunch v4.0 is compatible with BlackBerry OS 4.2.0 to 7.0 and includes Curve 9350, 9360, 9370 & 9380 series. Torch 9810, 9850 & 9860 series. Plus Bold 9790, 9900, 9930 and 9981 series devices.
NEW v4.0 Features!
. Add any QuickLaunch Item to Universal Search! (See screenshots)
. Larger Font option
. Automatic Wallpaper Cycler
. Shake Launch – Launch an item by Shaking your phone!
. Mobile Hotspot Toggle
. NFC Toggle
. Center Menu – QL menu can be placed Center, Left or Right
. Display Battery % in menu
. Menu Animation – Fade / Zoom
. Alarm and Stopwatch Shortcuts
. Alarm Toggle
. Mobile Connections Toggle
. Bug fixes
. BB File Picker Integration
. Lock Device
. Change Sounds and Alerts shortcut
. Visual Voice Mail
. Redesigned Options screen
. Bridge and Bridge Toggle
. More Apps appear in add list
. Current Shortcuts button added to options screen
. Time, Notifications, Battery and signal shown in titlebar in all screens
. and other cosmetic/functional changes
By now we expect most of you already know what QuickLaunch [QL] is. There’s no need for an introduction when your one of the most popular applications ever coded, sold, and awarded multiple times. So let’s just right into the cool changes that take place from the previous to the current version.
One thing I liked right away was the optional new animations! I would have never thought that my current version of QL needed such a thing as Fade or Zoom animation. But now seeing the options added, I’d never go back to the days of the past! Other immediate changes like the *new option to place your QL in the center now adds a cool new style to how you look at your device! Also see new optional “larger fonts” etc.
Upon scrolling around in QL4 you notice the same “liquid graphic” style animations that are present in the BlackBerry 7.0 devices! I haven’t seen these types of animations in other apps running on 7.0 so kudos to NikkiSoft for knocking this out!
*New Shake Detection let’s you set your favorite app to QL – Shake launch. I set Rdio, so now when I’m at say a red light I can hit my convenience key> shake my Bold and Rdio is launched and ready to go! *Toggle NFC, Mobile Hotspot, BlackBerry Bridge, Mobile Connections, Alarm all on/off!! It gets better though. You can now *Add any QuickLaunch option to the Universal Menu. You can now place your QL Menu in the dead center of your screen, increase the font size. And another favorite feature of mine, the *Wallpaper Cycler. Even at one minute cycles it’s as smooth as it should be.
In my opinion NikkiSoft did a fantastic job with this update. The price to update is well worth it. If you don’t want these features don’t pay for them. But eventually and especially if your running BB 07 you will want to see your QL blazing up with those liquid graphics!