Microsoft has officially launched the stable version for the Arrow launcher for Android. The app makes its way from the Microsoft Garage Project. However, the apps are officially from the Microsoft Corporation banner.
The Microsoft Arrow launcher makes it easy to find, launch and launch the favorite apps on your phone. It acts similar to a bookmarking feature for the most frequently used apps and people contacted on your phone.
The Arrow Launcher was last available as a closed beta for Android since July this year. The stable version of the app comes with three screens - People, Apps and Notes & Reminders. The People screen shows recent and frequent contacts, a dialer on the top and a menu to open contacts app while the Apps screen shows moe recent and frequently used apps.
The Arrow launcher's Notes and Reminders screen lets users to add notes, reminders as well as reminders for the notes. While the UI appears more Microsoft, the features are surely made for Android. All the screens have a row in the bottom for user-selected quick access apps.
In addition, Arrow also lets users to re-arrange pages or to show or hide a particular page or a set of specific pages as home page. It provides support for third-party icon packs and offers a new wallpaper every day and enables users to customize with their own wall papers.
Microsoft has been offering few productivity apps from the Garage project for some time now. Last week it rolled out quick note taking app Parchi for Android. Some other interesting apps from the Garage Project of Microsoft Corporation are Tossup, Picturesque lock screen and Send app for emails.