redesign Stories June 28, 2016

GOOG: 680.04

11.78

While rarely refreshed, the updates Google Fit does receive are usually significant. Version 1.57 is rolling out now with a major visual revamp, a new timeline feature to keep better track of daily activity, and a new goals feature similar to the one debuted with Google Calendar. The redesign drops the sparse, white design for a more colorful and information dense UI.

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redesign Stories June 15, 2016

GOOG: 718.92

0.65

Google has today completely revamped its longstanding Google Fonts website with Material Design, making it easier — and more beautiful —  than ever to browse and try out the site’s huge collection of open source designer fonts. The old Fonts site — which first launched in 2010 — was practically begging to be reborn, and today Google delivered…

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Everyone can use an Echo Dot: Just $50!

redesign Stories May 25, 2016

GOOG: 725.27

5.18

New video settings menu & tweaked player window rolling out to YouTube Android app

After a lengthy A/B test, YouTube for Android is rolling out a new video settings menu and a slight tweak to the player window. Settings are no longer overlaid on a video, but rather slide up from the bottom of the screen.

redesign Stories May 23, 2016

GOOG: 704.24

-5.50

Google appears to be A/B testing a new look for desktop search results.  The redesign takes many cues from mobile and places search results in individual cards. However, the bigger change displays Knowledge Graph cards inline and thus prioritizes them.

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redesign Stories May 1, 2016

GOOG: 693.01

1.99

Most, if not all, of Google’s Android apps have received a Material redesign. With the Chrome OS update rolling out, YouTube on the web is the next and one of the last major products to get Material Design. Google appears to be A/B testing (via Android Police) the update with a small set of users, but it is quite easy for anyone to enable. Here’s how to do it…

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redesign Stories April 26, 2016

GOOG: 708.14

-15.01

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.

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