Tag Archive: redesign


Brighter, whiter Google Play redesign rolls out after months of testing

This new store is cleaner, brighter, and absolutely killing my eyes during midnight app binges.

What you need to know New Google Play UI is rolling out on Android and Chromebooks. New design is cleaner, uses new font, and moves the section carousel to bottom tabs. New update also brings customized store lisitng options for app developers.

The Google Play Store seems to go through a redesign about once or twice a year, but the new UI  [Read More…]

Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides start receiving Material Theme redesign

The redesign has been spotted on the latest 1.19.312.02.40 of the Google Docs app.

What you need to know Material Theme redesigns are rolling out to the Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides app. The updated design has been spotted on version 1.19.312.02.40 of the Google Docs app. The revamped design appears to be a server-side change.

Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides are finally getting a Material Theme makeover! The new design follows several months behind fellow productivity  [Read More…]

Fitbit is gradually rolling out its big app redesign

The new redesign consolidates the five tabs at the bottom into three.

What you need to know The new Fitbit redesign is rolling out to some users now. The new app streamlines the design by using three tabs at the bottom instead of five. The redesign has been seen on v2.95 and v3.0 of the Fitbit app and is dependent on a change made on the server side.

One of the best parts of the Fitbit experience  [Read More…]

Google Play Store redesign rolling out with bottom navigation bar

The new design is showing up for users with version 15.1.24.

What you need to know The new Material Theme version of the Play Store has started rolling out to users. It is available with the latest version of the app which can be downloaded from APKMirror. Google Music has been removed from the navigation bar but can still be found in the pull-out menu.

The new Material Theme Play Store redesign is now rolling out with  [Read More…]

Pushbullet’s Android app is getting a complete redesign

Beta users can start testing the new app right away.

If you have an Android phone, there’s a really good chance you’ve used Pushbullet at one point or another. The app’s ability to sync texts, notifications, and more across all of your devices is incredibly powerful, and today, its Android app is getting its first major update in what feels like forever.

The biggest change with this update has to do with in-app navigation. Gone is the  [Read More…]

What do you think about this Android Auto redesign concept?

Hey, Google — pay attention to this.

From controlling your music to following turn-by-turn navigation, Android Auto does a good job at helping you perform various tasks in a safe fashion while on the road. Android Auto received an update back in November to improve the UI for browsing and controlling media playback, but a new concept imagines what an even deeper Android Auto redesign could look like.

The biggest change in this mockup is the home  [Read More…]

Pocket Casts 7.0 brings a complete redesign and tons of new features

The update’s available as a beta for Android right now.

If you’re a podcast lover, you’ve probably been using Pocket Casts for quite a few years now. It’s easily one of the best podcast apps available for Android, and now it’s getting even better thanks to its big 7.0 update that’s rolling out now. This is the first major update Pocket Casts has received since it was acquired by the NPR-lead radio group in May, and for  [Read More…]

Google Home v2.6 brings huge redesign, in-app smart home controls

Google’s Home app is looking better than ever.

While Google’s Home line of smart speakers has been outstanding ever since the first Google Home, the companion Home app has never been fantastic. Thankfully, with the v2.6 update that’s rolling out now, Google’s made the best version of it yet.

The new Home tab is what you’ll see upon open the app, and here you’ve got quick controls for toggling your smart lights on/off, playing music on any  [Read More…]

Amazon Alexa’s app redesign makes navigating your smart home easier

This is happy. Alexa, do not play Despacito.

With Amazon’s huge lineup of smart devices, all new generations coming out, and new toolkits giving developers even more freedom to experiment, the Alexa voice assistant has firmly entrenched herself as one of the top voice control smart home systems around. The primary way to control Alexa, outside of yelling at her (be nice!), is through the free app. Now that app is getting a face-lift and it’s looking better than  [Read More…]

Google Maps’ major redesign is now rolling out to all users

There are also new features for finding the perfect taco place 🌮

Back at Google I/O this past May, Google announced a lot of big changes for Google Maps — including a refreshed user interface and a heap of shiny features. Today, all of that is rolling out to everyone around the globe.

You’ll know you’ve received the update as soon as you open the app. Upon opening Maps, you’ll be placed on a completely rethought Explore  [Read More…]