Tag Archive: Interface


Chrome is getting a new, tabbed interface for automatic webpage translation

The new UI matches what’s found on iOS and Android.

What you need to know Google has modified the UI for its automatic webpage translations in Chrome, powered by Google Translate. The new design features a tabbed interface. It brings the desktop UI more in line with the current iOS and Android designs.

Google is making a slight change to the UI of the Google Translate widget you’ll see automatically translating webpages in a foreign language when  [Read More…]

Facebook’s redesigned web interface with Dark Mode support rolling out

It will launch fully in the Spring, and right now a small handful of users can test “The New Facebook.”

What you need to know Facebook is beginning to roll out its redesigned web interface. The new-look was announced in April and features a cleaner design and a Dark Mode This is only for desktop Facebook, it’s coming in the Spring, and right now a small percentage of people can test out the design.

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Wear OS’s interface is changing once again with the introduction of Tiles

They’re replacing the dedicated Google Fit page.

Late last year, Google launched Wear OS 2.0 — a huge overhaul for its wearable operating system that aimed to make Wear OS simpler and easier to use. A big part of Wear OS 2.0 focused on new swipe gestures, and with another update that’s rolling out now, Google’s slightly tweaking how these work with the introduction of Tiles.

Prior to this change, Wear OS consisted of four main swipes:

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Google just unveiled the most anti-dark mode Gmail interface ever

That is a really, really white app.

It’s hard to believe we’re coming up on a year since Google redesigned the Gmail web interface, which was sorely needed at the time. Now the Gmail mobile apps for Android and iOS are getting the same treatment to further synchronize the design and features of the service across all platforms.

Gmail is adding the ‘smart’ features from the desktop, and cleaning up the interface.

With an update arriving in  [Read More…]

The good and bad of Samsung’s One UI interface for Android Pie

Samsung’s One UI looks like a big step forward (for the most part).

Samsung held its 2018 developer conference on November 7 in San Franciso, and while the highlight of the opening keynote was the company’s new foldable AMOLED display, something else that was a big focus was Samsung’s new Android interface called “One UI.”

One UI will initially be rolled out as a beta for users later this month, and in January 2019, will officially make  [Read More…]

Samsung’s new Android interface is called ‘One UI’

One UI will be available for the Galaxy S9 and Note 9 in January.

At the 2018 Samsung Developer Conference, one of the big announcements was a big refresh for Samsung’s custom Android interface. The Samsung Experience is gone, and in its place, we have One UI.

One of the biggest goals with One UI is to help users “focus on the task at hand.” To achieve this, One UI removes a lot of clutter from the  [Read More…]

Google debuts all-new Wear OS interface with Google Assistant feed

An all-new way to get to the core features of your smartwatch.

Wear OS hasn’t been the most exciting platform the last few years, even back to when it was still called Android Wear. The interface has always focused on notifications and simplicity, but kind of lost its way when Google decided to make its watches feel more standalone and focus on apps. Now, Google’s restoring some of the simplicity with an all-new interface for Wear OS.

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How to enable the new Gmail web interface

A fresh look for your inbox is just a few clicks away.

The new Gmail web interface that was announced just a couple weeks ago has launched, bringing both a refreshed design and also a handful of new features. The overall look is a bit cleaner, like what we saw in the Google Calendar refresh earlier this year, with lots of Material Design influences. There are new features like a “confidential mode,” email snoozing, better integration with other Google  [Read More…]

Adobe Lightroom mobile goes ‘Android native’ with slightly refreshed interface

Just because an update looks small doesn’t mean it isn’t important.

Adobe has updated its Lightroom Mobile app for Android with an all-new “Android native” interface, though the changes aren’t as big as you’d think with such a proclamation. The main change to the experience is better labeling of buttons and simpler sliders that make sense on a (relatively) small screen that’s used exclusively with touch.

Lightroom Mobile continues to  [Read More…]

YouTube rolling out fresh interface for Android TV

After over a year, we have a nice big YouTube update.

YouTube‘s new Android TV interface is now rolling out, hopefully solving some of the issues people have reported that have led to a pretty horrid rating for the app in the Play Store. The new interface makes it a bit easier to browse on a big screen with some larger interface elements and new tabs running across the main home screen.  [Read More…]