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Android 12’s beautiful wallpaper theming system will go open source in a future release

We're only a couple of weeks away from the release of Android 12, but it's important to remember that the rumored October 4th launch date is only for Google's own Pixel phones. It'll take weeks, or more likely months, for the update to reach other devices, and when it does, it won't include every new...

Google Messages and Google Podcasts get a Material You makeover

After rolling out the Material You updates for Google Keep, Drive, Duo, Photos, and Google Phone last week, Google is now rolling out a Material You refresh for the Google Messages and Google Podcasts apps. The update brings several design changes to both apps, including updated UI elements, Android 12's Dynamic Color theming, and more. According...

Google Keep’s Material You update is here with new widgets as well

Soon after showcasing the new Material You design language at I/O 2021, Google started rolling out design changes to its apps based on the new guidelines. With the Android 12 stable release right around the corner, the company has significantly ramped up the Material You rollout. In the last week alone, Google has rolled out...

This Week in Tech: New iPhones, Pixel 6 leaks, Android 12 updates, and Material You galore

This past week was quite a busy one in the tech world. Apple unveiled its latest iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watch, we shared a massive leak about the upcoming Pixel 6 Pro, Samsung and OPPO both showed off their Android 12 updates, Xiaomi launched its latest flagships, and Google released Material You updates for many...

Google Drive’s Material You update also brings a new X-shaped widget

We're expecting to see Android 12 released soon, as Google will likely be releasing the first stable builds of Android 12 for Pixel smartphones in just a few weeks. Before that update rolls out, product teams across Google are working to update their apps in accordance with Material You, the latest evolution of Google’s Material design...

Google Duo is the latest app from Google to get a Material You makeover

Android 12 is just around the corner, and Google will soon be releasing the first stable builds of Android 12 for Pixel smartphones. Before that update rolls out, product teams across Google are working to update their apps in accordance with Material You, the latest evolution of Google’s Material design language. Recently, we saw a ton...

Google Photos gets a partial Material You redesign on Android 12

Another day another Google app getting a Material You makeover. With the official release of Android 12 not too far away, Google has been hard at work updating its own apps with Material You design guidelines. Google Workspace apps such as Gmail, Google Calendar, Drive, and Meet received a visual refresh not too long ago,...

Material You support will soon roll out to Google Keep

Android 12 is just around the corner, and Google will soon be releasing the first stable builds of Android 12 for Pixel smartphones. Before that update rolls out, product teams across Google are working to update their apps in accordance with Material You, the latest evolution of Google’s Material design language. We saw a ton...

DotOS 5.2 adds new features inspired by Android 12, including wallpaper-based theming and more

Last month, developers behind the DotOS custom ROM project teased a new Android 12-based dynamic theming engine for their upcoming release. The much-awaited new release — DotOS 5.2 — is finally here and besides the marquee system-wide theming system, it brings along several new features and changes including the redesigned Settings dashboard, a new Gaming...

Google Phone app is the latest to pick up Material You theming on Android 12

Google is steadily updating its vast portfolio of apps to conform with the new Material You design guidelines. Ahead of the first stable Android 12 release, the company has rolled out Material You design elements in Google Calendar, Gmail, Google Calculator, Google Clock, Google Translate, Google Lens, Chrome, Google Contacts, and more. The company has...

Google Translate is testing a big Material You redesign

Google Translate is one of the most useful Google apps, allowing you to seamlessly translate text, bilingual conversations, webpages, and more between so many languages. Although the app has continued to gain new tricks such as letting you transcribe real-time speech, it hasn’t seen a major UI refresh in a long while. But that might be...

Material You support comes to Google Calendar, Gmail, and more on Android 12

In a few weeks from now, Google will release the first stable builds of Android 12 for Pixel phones. Before the Android 12 update rolls out, product teams across Google are working diligently to redesign their apps in accordance with Material You, the latest evolution of Google's Material design language. The latest Google apps to...