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 Talks About Android's New Design
Google today talked about the next version of Android during its I/O Developer conference. According to Google, it represents one of the biggest releases of Android ever, and includes 5,000 new APIs for developers.
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.
Google Reveals Android "L" Features
Google today talked about some of the new features that will eventually appear in the L release of Android later this year. Google has re-envisioned the lock screen to incorporate more of the notifications, as well as the ability to automatically unlock the device when a trusted wearable is nearby.
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...