You might not have heard of it, but Google has a first-party app on the Play Store called Field Trip that basically serves as a guide to all things located in your vicinity. The Mountain View company just recently released a new version of the app, bringing to it Material Design and a flurry of other improvements.

While the app used to sport a vintage look and feel that made it somewhat unique, the new version goes the opposite direction and simplifies the entire experience. In addition to the redesign, Google says that the new version comes with new content from “hundreds” of publishers and performance improvements.

Here’s the full change log:


* New sleek & modern design.

* Easier to discover and browse more cool stuff around you.

* New content from hundreds of publishers.

* Performance improvements.

You can get Field Trip on the Play Store for free.

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