While the majority of the top apps have already incorporated Google's newest design language, there are still very many apps that are in need of some Material Design love. Which apps do you think are most desperately in need of an update?
Want a Fully Featured Facebook App for Android?
XDA member keridel is petitioning for a new and improved version of the Facebook app for Android. Android is one the fastest growing OS’s and with such a large user base connected to social media outlets such as Facebook we demand a robust solution to keep up with the latest social news of our friends and family. As quoted from the petition page:
I have created a group on Facebook to try and get the site to listen to our pleas.
The android OS is now number 2 in (the smartphone) market share behind Symbian and yet we have possibly the most appalling app ever.
you cant use the new Places feature, you cant chat, you cant even tag photos! (something you have been able to do since facebook started)
this to me just doesnt seem right. we deserve a decent app. I know that a lot of the devs on here could make a better app but why should they? the Fruit based phone that shall not be named has had a good app from the beggining and has the new Places added to it straight away.
so i am asking that anyone from the site who loves Facebook and Android and wants to see them paired correctly please come and join us at:
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XDA Recognized Contributor Albe95 has shared with us what looks to be Galaxy S6 applications. The ones he's provided are the GearManager, the Optical Reader, GeoNews and Kids Mode. The applications are available for download through the links in the opening post, but keep in mind it is likely that they might not be compatible with your device. There's also new information about more applications and system interface features revealed in the same thread: The alleged S6 statusbar and panel are ported to the...