Instagram, following the controversial announcement that it would change the order in which images appear in user feeds, now appears to be testing a complete redesign of its app. Instagram has long stuck to the same skeuomorphic design, but if this redesign rolls out to everyone, the app could finally move forward and fall into line with the design trends being adopted by many other apps.
redesign April 26
redesign April 4
Google Play has seen its share of design refreshes since its launch four years ago, but starting today all Play apps will be getting a new, more consistent look. The bright colors share the same design as this year’s Google I/O teaser page and might possibly hint at what design language the company is moving to.
redesign March 28
redesign February 29
According to screenshots seen by Android Police, Android N will introduce a redesigned quick settings panel and notification shade. The site only offers mock-ups of the possible refresh and it’s safe to say that the design might change between now, the announcement, and the final version.
Update: The updated app, version 4.0, is now available on Google Play.
Waze has officially announced a new version of their Android app that completely refreshes the user interface and adds numerous new features. The Android version of the Google-owned service that allows drivers to create a real-time map has long been due for an overhaul.
redesign December 3, 2015