Category: Android

Cliffhanger — Another Beautiful TV Show Tracker for Android

Even though Android as a mobile operating system has improved considerably in the last year, the 3rd party app ecosystem is still severely lacking. Most apps haven’t been updated to support the new high resolution phone screens let alone have tablet UIs. So it is always great to see developers going that extra mile for apps with a polished Holo UI. Cliffhanger is one such app and a great example of how you can work with the Holo design guidelines...

Wrapp is a Gorgeous Social Gifting App for iPhone & Android

The tradition of gifting things to people has been going on for ages. Everyone loves gifts! There’s something about it that incites eagerness and immense joy at the same time. The act of gifting seems to be gradually diversifying from gifting just materialistic things to virtual goods. A teenager these days would be much happier being gifted a virtual downloadable game on his X360 rather than a board game. Wrapp for iPhone and Android is a marvelous app that will...

The Beautiful Pixels Editor’s Choice of 2012

So far, as a part of our ‘Best of 2012‘ series, we’ve already shown you our picks for the Best App Icons, Best UI Animations, the Best apps to replace the default/stock apps on iOS. So today, to conclude the series and the year, we thought we’d pick the absolute best apps of 2012. Mikhail and Preshit have put together a list of their favorite apps for iPhone, iPad, Mac, Android and Mikhail has curated a list of his favorite...

Best of 2012: App Icons

2012 was a fantastic year for pixels. We saw plenty of beautiful apps being released on all the popular platforms as well as some stunning examples of meticulous pixel craftsmanship all throughout the year. 2012 was also a great year for Beautiful Pixels. Not only did we cross 100,000 RSS subscribers in September (Currently over 160k), we also completed three whole years of writing about our Unhealthy lust for UI Design this December. It has been been a great ride...

Press for Android is So Good That It Doesn’t Need a Fancy Title

I was extremely late to the Google Reader & the whole RSS party. I never really bothered with it until I used Reeder on my iPhone a few months ago, and then ended up getting Reeder for iPad and Mac that day. I start my day with a cup of coffee and whichever device is nearest to me with a Google Reader app on it. When I got my Nexus 7, I was disappointed with the official Google Reader app...

Timer by Opoloo is a Beautifully Designed Holo Timer for Your Android Device

Opoloo have designed something special with Timer. It is minimal and beautiful. The app is simple and it has a tablet specific UI as well which is always an added bonus for an Android app. The main screen shows you your saved or running timers. You can add a new timer by tapping the clock on the top right. This lets you either start a timer or start one and add it to your saved timers for future use. You...