Google Pushes Android Devs To Make Prettier Apps
Google today announced a new developer web site aimed at helping Android developers design apps that look better and are easier to use. The Android Design program includes advice on everything from general design principles like "pictures are faster than words" to specific measurements to use for button size and spacing. The guidelines are optional.
Google Publishes Android 5.0 Preview, Updates SDK
Google today made available several significant tools for developers ahead of the general release of Android 5.0 Lollipop. First, Google released updated developer images for the Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (2013), ADT-1, and the Android emulator.
Google Adjusts Google Now Cards and Search
Google has updated the appearance of its Google Now and Google Search tools on Android devices to match the company's new design motif. First and foremost, the apps adopt the new logo and font changes Google made earlier this week.
Instagram Redesigns Mobile Apps
Instagram today revealed a new look for its Android and iOS mobile apps. The updated appearance includes new app icons for the main Instagram app, as well as Instagram's ancillary apps, Layout, Boomerang, and Hyperlapse.
Google Acquires Pixate
Google today said it has acquired Pixate, a service that lets developers create mobile app user interface prototypes for Android and iOS devices. Pixate was formed in Palo Alto in 2012 with the goal of helping developers more easily design apps.
That's interesting...I don't have any of these problems with my iPhone.
Hope you enjoy that lack of 4g & the 3.5 inch screen. Android apps are getting better and better all the time.
Enjoying that underclocked processor? How about that single channeled RAM? And MAN is that 3.5" screen something amazing huh!? Man if only you can add external storage...oh wait...yo...