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Official Twitter app for Android adds a new bottom navigation bar

Twitter's Android app has always offered a navigation bar for switching between the Feed, Search, Notifications, and Direct Messages. Traditionally, like almost every other app, it was placed at the top of the screen. But, after Google introduced a bottom navigation bar in Material Design guidelines, many apps have switched. Today, Twitter joined the party,...

Grace UX ROM for the Galaxy Note 5

So this is Grace UI/UX and right here it's running on a t-mobile Galaxy Note 5. It's a ROM that can easily be flashed to your device and has a lot of really cool features. The Icons The new icon set is featured in this ROM, so you'll have all of the awesome new Samsung icons to...

[APKS AVAILABLE] Samsung’s TouchWiz Replacement Detailed on Video, Will Likely Arrive with Note 7

Samsung's TouchWiz UI has slowly been transforming itself over the years, progressively pleasing more and more enthusiasts by trailing away from the bloat and clutter it was so infamous for. While there are still improvements to be made, new details show big changes might be coming. With their upcoming "Grace UX", Samsung is seemingly putting forth...

UX Before Specs: The Transition We Needed

Once upon a time, when a new flagship device was to be released, we would be anticipating a big bump in specs. Those days, we all would salivate at the thought of using that phone with higher RAM's, more cores, more megapixels and all that good stuff. A very good depiction of this trend is the transition...

Material Misconceptions: What Developers Get Wrong in Material Design

Google's annual I/O conference has always been a field day for developers, but I/O 2014 brought what was perhaps one of the most groundbreaking revelations in the history of mobile design. As Matias Duarte, Google's VP of Design took to the stage, the screens behind him rippled and revealed the beauty that was Google's foray into a...

China & Catching up: The Price of a UX

2014 can be remembered as the year when OnePlus stormed into the smartphone market and kept the nerd and enthusiast groups abuzz for months over one single smartphone, the OnePlus One. 2014 can also be remembered for the rise of Xiaomi, as it spread its reach beyond the Chinese nation towards other markets, and wrangled...