Tag: Redesign

Pocket gets a makeover in v7.0 and improves listening feature

Since it was acquired by Mozilla last year, Pocket has continued to be regularly updated with useful new features. Today’s update to version 7.0.1.2 is the biggest for some time, and it comes with a visual refresh and a new listening experience — Pocket is trying to be more like a podcast app. The ability […]

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Maps on Android Auto is getting a new layout and Material makeover

When you’re hopping into your car and starting up navigation with Google Maps, you might be in for a surprise as the UI is getting some pretty significant changes. This isn’t just about adding rounded corners or tweaking some colors, a few parts of the UI have been moved around and behave a bit differently, […]

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Snapchat’s Android overhaul is now rolling out to a wider audience, but some features are still missing

Snapchat’s Android redesign started cropping up for some users a few weeks ago with the 10.40 beta. By switching on “Snapchat Alpha” in settings, users were able to gain access to the new, much smoother version of the app, announced roughly a year ago in November 2017. The overhauled Android Snapchat was built from the […]

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Google Assistant’s new Material visual responses start rolling out to some users

Back at I/O 2018, Google announced two changes to the design and experience of Assistant on your phone. The first one, the visual snapshot that brings Google Now-like cards of your day, rolled out a couple of months ago (even though most of us still don’t have the fancy swipe-up gesture to activate it); but the second […]

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Samsung Internet Browser gets design overhaul in v9.0 Beta [APK Download]

Since it became available for non-Samsung phones, its Internet Browser app has become a popular alternative to Google Chrome. Compared to the stable version currently served by the Play Store (v7.4), there are several aesthetic differences in the v9.0 Beta, seemingly aligning better with the upcoming Samsung Experience 10 update.  Versions 7.4 and 9.0. The first […]

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Google Calculator v7.5 brings a new Material UI with a lot more white [APK Download]

Several Google apps—Phone, Contacts, and Photos—have been updated with new interfaces in the past month or so, and the Calculator app is the latest recipient. Unsurprisingly, the update is purely cosmetic, adding Google’s new favorite shade of blue and a lot more white. In other words, you guys probably aren’t going to like this. As […]

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Google Chrome Gets a Massive Redesign Across Desktop and iPhone, Improved Password Manager, More

Chrome, the browser that dominates the internet now, officially turned 10 today. And to celebrate its tenth anniversary, Google has announced a massive redesign of the browser with plenty of new features. The massive redesign will see Google move Chrome to a completely different design language. Apart from the use […]

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Wear OS gets a redesign with a focus on health coaching and proactive information

Google is attempting to breathe new life into Wear OS with another redesign. Things are getting shifted around so that the most important stuff is front-and-center, or just a quick swipe away. On paper, it all sounds pretty good. One irritating thing about Wear 2.0 was how it handled notifications, especially bundled ones. Google says […]

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[Update: APK Download] PayPal mobile app now focused on sending money to friends

Much like the desktop site, the PayPal mobile app has always supported sending money to friends, but it was a secondary feature. With the growing popularity of peer-to-peer payment apps like Venmo (which PayPal also owns), PayPal has decided to redesign the app and place a greater emphasis on sending money to friends. [embedded content] […]

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PayPal mobile app now focused on sending money to friends

Much like the desktop site, the PayPal mobile app has always supported sending money to friends, but it was a secondary feature. With the growing popularity of peer-to-peer payment apps like Venmo (which PayPal also owns), PayPal has decided to redesign the app and place a greater emphasis on sending money to friends. [embedded content] […]

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Google is working on a new Favorites tab for the Phone app [APK Teardown]

Following the update to the Android Messages app, a matching update to its Phone app was also shipped for Pixels and other Google-supported handsets. The story is the same, though the visual changes look less severe since the old versions were already less colorful and contact photos were a bit more dominant. There aren’t any live […]

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Google redesigns its support pages with a whole lot more white space

Google sure loves its negative space. Following bright refreshes of both Gmail and Google Drive earlier this year, Google Help has been overhauled with a new layout that includes way, way more white than the previous design. The new design is admittedly handsome, and very 2018 Google. The Google Help home page layout, seen above, […]

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Netflix is launching a new TV interface starting today

Netflix has announced that a new interface for its TV experience is rolling out starting today. The updated layout, seen above, includes separate tabs for movies and TV series, among others. It’s not clear which specific apps are getting the new look and when — Netflix only said that the update “will begin rolling out […]

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Apple will reboot Maps using its own data, starting in iOS 12

Apple has quietly been working to rebuild its Maps application with self-gathered data, and will begin to roll out changes starting with the next beta of iOS 12, TechCrunch reports today. The process will apparently proceed slowly, starting only with data for San Francisco and the Bay Area, expanding to the rest of Northern California by […]

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