Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 7th Feb 2013 22:08 UTC
Google "Stitcher Radio, one of the most popular news, radio and podcast apps on Android recently underwent a complete redesign. Lead Android developer at Stitcher, Tyler Pearson, was kind enough to take some time out of his day after the launch of the new app to talk to us. We had a chance to (virtually) sit down and talk to Tyler about their newly redesigned Android app, Google design guidelines and the state of the Android ecosystem." The rate at which Android applications improve thanks to Holo and Google's guidelines is astonishing. There's more and better Holo applications every day, and my self-professed credo to only install Holo applications - 'Holo or nono' - requires zero effort these days. That nonsense about Android applications being inferior to those of other platforms? A bunch of outdated nonsense.
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Not that Holo
by bentoo on Sat 9th Feb 2013 00:59 UTC
bentoo
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2012-09-21

Maybe I'm missing something but I think calling this interface Holo is a stretch. For example the non-Holo grid list in screen 2 ("browse shows"), scrollable tabs, incorrectly sized top bar, incorrect spacing between elements, and the odd frame around detail view in screen 4.

Don't get me wrong, it's still a decent looking application. But, it would look much cleaner looking if they wouldn't have deviated on such standard elements.

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