Category: Android

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Weather Timeline

We heard from a lot of our readers who asked about Android apps on Beautiful Pixels. No, we haven’t stopped writing about Android apps here, in fact we’ve been pretty excited about what designers do with Material Design and how they utilize Google’s new design philosophy in their apps. We’ve been playing with a few Android apps over the last few weeks and some...

Pocket Casts 5 for Android

Pocket Casts 5

Pocket Casts has long been one of the best podcast clients out there, for any platform. The talented artists at Shifty Jelly have been doing some remarkable work churning out fantastic updates to the app, making it our favorite podcast app for iOS, Android and even on the Web. Today, Shifty Jelly has released version 5 of the Android app, a major update that...

YouTube Kids

YouTube Kids

Kids today spend a lot of time watching videos on YouTube. Google’s popular video site is a treasure trove of all kinds of content, but not everything uploaded there is suitable for or targeted at kids. A few days ago, Google released YouTube Kids, a special app that was built with kids in mind. The app features a simplified design, terrific animations, playful interface...

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Voca — A Beautiful App for Cheaper & Better Calls [Sponsor]

With an expected expatriate population of 56.8 million by 2017, the need for borderless communication is essential. Moving for work, love, studies and expanding one’s horizon are some reasons for living away from one’s home country.  With an international team and loved ones spread out around the globe, there was a need for effortless communication solutions at Voca.  Voca is a communications app, featuring...

Material Design

The Highlight 2014 — Material Design Apps

The pace at which Android design has been improving since Android 4.1 is pretty mindblowing. Google has consistently been pushing out quality updates to their widely used apps on Android and iOS in the last few months. Last year we featured our favourite iOS 7 redesigns. This year iOS design has taken a back seat to bringing some much needed improvement to the core...