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Android P will feature a ‘dramatic redesign’ and support notch displays

The new software is currently being referred to as Android Pistachio Ice Cream.

In less than three months, Google will take the stage at its Mountain View campus in California for its annual I/O developer conference. One of the things we’re expecting Google to announce at this year’s I/O is Android P / 9.0, and a new report from Bloomberg sheds some light on what we could expect from the latest update.

To not much surprise, Android  [Read More…]

Google News & Weather app gets a Material redesign and some spitshine

Good news for Google News (& Weather)!

This week’s app update has given Google News & Weather an update that lets it better match the Google News website and better match other Google apps like Google Now and Google Home, brightening things up and cleaning the busy sections drawer a little. It’s not a huge overhaul, but it is a welcoming to see Google updating apps for consistency.

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Twitter’s new look includes a redesign for its Android app

The social network has undergone some major remodeling, including a tweak of its iconography.

After a vigorous beta testing phase and numerous feedback from fervent tweeters, Twitter has finally rolled out a new look and a bevy of new features. If you’re on the social network, you’ll see these changes reflected in Twitter for Android, TweetDeck, Twitter Lite, and on twitter.com.

The full rundown of features has been elaborated on  [Read More…]

Tasker’s long-overdue redesign is in beta, and it looks awesome

Tasker has never been a beauty queen.

Android’s most powerful automation app Tasker has always been about form over function, and when so much functionality is crammed into one app by one single developer, it’s easy to see why he’d rather spend that time on adding more functionality instead of making things look pretty. That said, every app eventually needs a redesign, and Tasker’s is finally in beta.

And it honestly looks pretty good.

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Flipboard redesign encourages curation and sharing content with friends

Flipboard attempts a revival with new features, including the ability to curate your own publication and share it with friends.

If the Flipboard app interface was starting to feel a little dated to you, there’s good news. The company has launched a massive re-design of its news aggregation app, with a particular focus on design.

Flipboard 4.0 is introduced as the response to the company’s “ever-growing ecosystem” of sources, the  [Read More…]

Google Voice receives massive redesign, rolling out today for Android, iOS and the web

It’s happening. It’s really, really happening.

It turns out the tease was not a lie: Google Voice is receiving much-needed attention for the first time in 5 years. The redesign comes across all platforms — the web, Android, and iOS — and completely starts from scratch on the interface and features while retaining the same core experience that has kept loyal Google Voice users around this whole time.

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Cortana for Android takes on Google Assistant with redesign, UK expansion

Spruce up your Android device with Cortana’s digital assistant features.

Cortana for Android is coming and it features all the same helpful functionality as the Windows 10 desktop app. This includes cross-platform reminders, missed call alerts, and daily summaries. You can even ask Cortana for help on various matters the same way you would with Google Now. Cortana also lets you manage notifications on your Windows PC and  [Read More…]

Google’s latest Santa Tracker arrives with new game and visual redesign

Get in the spirit of the season.

Google’s yearly refresh of its Santa Tracker always brings some new fun and a fresh take on the Santa story, and the 2016 iteration is now available in Google Play and on the web. As always, the Santa Tracker app and website bring tons of interactive activities and games to help kids pass the time while waiting for Santa to arrive.

Alongside a full slate of simple  [Read More…]

Huawei gearing up to launch EMUI 5.0 this Fall with a major redesign

Huawei’s EMUI received a significant boost with version 4.1, which made its debut on the Huawei P9. It looks like the vendor is working to bring the UI closer to stock Android, with version 5.0 said to offer an interface that resembles vanilla Android while offering a lot of customizability.

That’s according to GSMInfo, which states that the changes are geared twoard making EMUI more palatable to a Western audience. Given that Huawei has a strong  [Read More…]

VSCO’s upcoming redesign puts equal emphasis on creation and discovery

VSCO has announced some changes that will soon make their way to its popular app for Android. The app will feature an all-new design aimed at making it easier both to create and share photos, as well as find work from your friends and exclusive VSCO Original content.

From VSCO:

We’re excited to share that we’ll be rolling out a redesigned mobile app for iOS and Android, which focuses equally on both creating and discovering on the VSCO  [Read More…]