Cyanogen launches Themes Studio design challenge

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Yesterday, Cyanogen announced a Themes Design Challenge, for all of those out there who want to create a special theme for the release of Themes Studio.

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Download and install latest Google Calender 5.0 APK (Material Design)

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Google has just promoted Google Calender to Material Design! In Google Calender 5.0, you get a completely redesigned app along with Gmail and Google Now reminder integration. This is all right in align with what we reported yesterday. The widget is also redesigned with Material Design in mind ...

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Samsung explains rationale behind new Galaxy Alpha design language

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Samsung recently explained their design language for the Samsung Galaxy Alpha in a blog post on their website.  Over the last few years Samsung has taken more criticism than most manufacturers for their use of plastic in their flagship models.  Many expect metal in their flagship phones like ...

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Beta testers wanted for AutoCAD 360

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If you’re a user of AutoCAD and want a portable version of the software, Autodesk offers AutoCAD 360 for free at the Google Play store (with in-app purchases). AutoCAD 360 is a tool that allows you to edit, view, and share AutoCAD drawings. If the current app isn’t good enough for you and you ...

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Google Play Store 4.8.22 has arrived, download and install it [APK]

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New version of Google Play Store is here and with it we get some changes, as usual. Here’s what’s new: New headers – Kirill Grouchnikov from Google posted a preview of the changes made here, header images and action bar area has seen some changes in the video and book sections ...

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Recover your stolen gold in Leo’s Fortune, now available on Google Play

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One of the most critically acclaimed platform adventure games on iOS – Leo’s Fortune – is now available on Android, although it wasn’t actually supposed to release until tomorrow. If you don’t have an iOS device, you may still be familiar with the game as it was briefly shown ...

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LG Exec: LG G3 almost had even smaller bezels

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The LG G3 is renowned for its slim bezels and is an engineering marvel when it comes to design, but the company were constantly pushing for even slimmer bezels. According to Chul Bae Lee, the VP of LG Mobile’s design lab, the executive team were constantly urging the engineers to decrease ...

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LG posts video teasing LG G3’s grip ability

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LG have today released a video teasing the upcoming LG G3 and more specifically its grip ability given the very small bezel the device is expected to feature. One of the LG G2’s design showcases was the very slim bezel it featured, and it seems LG are expected to take it a step further ...

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Samsung axes Mobile Design lead in wake of Galaxy S5

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Samsung have just shaken up the design department at the company by replacing the head of mobile design amongst criticism of the Galaxy S5 design. The Samsung Galaxy S5 was somewhat underwhelming and a ‘more of the same’ release by Samsung, much to the disappointment of consumers ...

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A new Gmail experience could be coming soon

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Gmail designed has evolved over the years and it seems Google is about to take the design and feature-set of the popular email service to the next level. On the horizon is potentially more tabs, a new pin system, and the ability to temporarily quiet an email. In addition to the Social, ...

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Spotify releases an all new design across its apps

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Spotify are today releasing an update which you’ll notice will change the look of the music streaming service across all of their applications and platforms. Called “Cat” internally, the design is said to be inspired by iOS 7 and is focused on placing emphasis on the content. ...

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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich voted best user experience by Parsons

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There’s no denying it: Android 4.0, or Ice Cream Sandwich”, has been a major improvement to the Android name. The new sleek design, the intuitive interface… it all comes together beautifully for the end-user. The platform itself has grown from its infancy, where the experience ...

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Mockups2Android Lets you Design UI’s for Android in a Drag and Drop Interface

The above video gives a demonstration of a cool new utility for Android UI designers called Mockups2Android, giving a drag and drop environment for rapid design development. Reality Mechanic is the creator of this utility, and is offering a few demo on the Android Market.

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