Google Play Movies & TV Updated With Material Design and Smarter Info Cards

Fittingly on the day Nexus 6 pre-orders went live, Google has officially unveiled an updated Play Movies & TV app with a look inspired by Material Design. That is not all that has changed, though, as the app is gaining automatic Info Cards, a tweaked “Watch Now” tab, plus a new icon.

The influence of Material Design is everywhere. The slide-out menu has shed its Holo appearance, buttons and iconography float above parallax images, and every header is distinctly red. The result is a much cleaner, more intuitive interface.  (more…)

Pushbullet Update Brings Material Design, Easier Filters and Notification Toggling

Pushbullet received another huge update this morning, this time with a fresh coat of Material Design paint. That’s right, the app has been completely made over to adhere to Google’s new design guidelines. As one would expect, it looks beautiful. But that’s not all, Pushbullet also introduces easier filters of previous pushes, searching, clearer language settings, streamlined push screens, and all sorts of little design highlights that you will notice as you scroll around the app.  (more…)

Material Wallpapers App Brings Even More MD Hotness to Your Phone

A new wallpaper application called Material Wallpapers, available on Google Play for the price of free, brings even more Material Design loveliness to your smartphone.

We noticed that when we posted up the official MD wallpapers from the Nexus 5 last week, not many of you were impressed with the nature pictures and wanted more CG images. With that noted, this pack should be more to your liking.  (more…)