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Coming from an iPhone, one of the things I miss the most is the little red notification badges on my app icons. I don't understand why more Android apps don't have them (not even the phone!?).
I digress.
Is there an app available that both syncs with Google Tasks and uses a notification badge to keep track of the number of uncompleted tasks?

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Try a different home screen manager. Launcher Pro does this on my phone for email and texts in the app shortcuts in the launcher bar. I don't use Google Tasks, so I can't speak to that one particularly.

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Google Tasks is one component of their world that is still rather lacking, sadly. –  eidylon Apr 29 '12 at 1:11

You should try different launchers. Most of them are better than the stock ones. So e.g.: Apex Launcher, Nova Launcher, Launcher Pro, and GO Launcher EX support adding notification badges.

The best todo app I've ever seen is Any.DO To-do List & Task List. Give it a try.

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Could you please elaborate how this answers the question? Do the mentioned launchers bring the "notification badges", or does the "Any.do" app (links?), or is it a certain combination? –  Izzy Mar 15 '13 at 23:56
    
Those launchers have the option to add notification badges, that's why I listed them. Here you can get Apex: play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.anddoes.launcher –  Alex Dumitru Mar 16 '13 at 12:22
    
I've merged your comments into your answer. You might want to check if I got it right. Feel free to update your answer if not, or if it misses some other details. –  Izzy Mar 16 '13 at 12:30

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