YouTube employee outs Google Play Store redesign

YouTube employee outs Google Play Store redesign
A redesign of the Google Play Store is apparently imminent. A YouTube employee by the name of Eileen Rivera posted on her Google+ page a screenshot of what appears to be a new home screen for the Google Play Store. With the addition of the "Games" category, apps are now divided into six separate options. The whole redesign looks brighter, more colorful and less crowded.

It would seem that Google has been providing the new version of the Google Play Store to its own employees. We're not sure, however, that the idea was for Googlers to pass this information along to the public. How do we know that? It seems that Ms. Rivera's Google+ page has been taken down. Regardless, Android users should have their antenna up, looking for the update.

source: EileenRivera via AndroidCentral

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13 Comments

5. c.sanchez

Posts: 16; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

Fresh new look. :)

11. geniusjatt

Posts: 21; Member since: Oct 30, 2012

Nuluk

22. gmracer1

Posts: 646; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

o.O ?

12. Edmund

Posts: 656; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

For years now, all we've been hearing from android fanboys is diatribe about "boring tiles", so I can't stop laughing now that google is taking a simplistic approach toward design.

20. Astro551

Posts: 46; Member since: Dec 18, 2011

same with glass backs... (nexus 4, xperia Z.. ). Fandroids (2010): HA! you have a glass back so stupid, gonna break Fandroids (2012): So beautiful.. best. idea. ever though admittedly i'm a bit of a fandroid myself, i can see the irony. I feel like the 3 dots, and swipe style interface was a bit of a jip off wp7. But i guess they're still essentially different.. in a sense

25. Zero0

Posts: 592; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

I've never seen a complaint about boring tiles. Stale design, maybe. Skeumorphism, maybe. I'm a minimalist. I like Google's approach. Microsoft also has the right idea.

15. Rydsmith unregistered

Where not sure, however, that the idea was for Googlers to pass this information along to the public. ...I think you mean, "We're not sure"

16. rahulz

Posts: 117; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

It looks cool.... And anything in square is not TILE and not belongs to MICROSOFT

19. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

One word : FRESH I love it! ;)

21. iluvsmartphonexpdx

Posts: 48; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

Finally...

23. Abbath

Posts: 99; Member since: Sep 16, 2012

Nice! About time too with the growing number of apps

24. Jyakotu

Posts: 867; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Looks better than the current design.

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