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Google Simplifies Android Tablet App Shopping
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Muthu LeesaJ889
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Muthu LeesaJ889,
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11/29/2013 | 4:36:53 AM
It's all about user experience
I switched to android a couple of months back and I love android apps. Still, I used to always feel that I missed certain aspects of iOS apps like certain screen transitions. I am glad Google is making an effort to ensure the the apps meet certain standards. I would be more than glad to download a google recommended app from the playstore. Here are my thoughts on the app development mistakes that end up in poor user experience: http://mlabs.boston-technology.com/blog/the-7-cardinal-sins-in-app-design
SachinEE
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SachinEE,
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11/27/2013 | 1:25:18 AM
Re : Google Simplifies Android Tablet App Shopping
This step by Google will definitely nudge developers into making improved and much more optimized apps for multiple types of devices. What I couldn't really understand is the enhanced monetary value of categorized apps. It is plain enough that apps that look better and perform seamlessly attract more money. But what role is of categorization of apps in it?
SachinEE
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SachinEE,
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11/27/2013 | 1:25:13 AM
Re : Google Simplifies Android Tablet App Shopping
@ Kristin Burnham, Very good move indeed. That's been the case with almost everyone who finds that a certain app is not optimized for his/her tablet after spending time on downloading and installing it. It is very annoying no doubt. Haphazard things don't make sense anywhere. It was long due I guess.
Kristin Burnham
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11/22/2013 | 3:03:54 PM
Good move
Good move on Google's part. I've downloaded a few apps for my iPad that weren't optimized for a larger screen, which was disappointing to discover after the fact. Labeling them as such makes sense.


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