Google’s slew of app updates is continuing today, as it ramps up its changeover to its new look and feel of Material Design, which goes hand in hand with the new look and feel of Android 5.0 Lollipop. Google released stand alone apps today on the Google Play store to allow other devices to be more instep with the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9, the keyboard gives you the choice between “Material light” and “Material dark” which can be selected in the apps settings.
As well as a brand new keyboard, you can also get your hands on the Material Design looking SMS app – Messenger, which will handle all your SMS and MMS needs, while looking fly. Check out the app description below for what else is available in the new update.
- Faster sharing: Select or take pictures and videos directly from the app and share easily. You can even send audio messages to your contacts.
- Easy search: Search through contacts and conversation threads to find exactly what you are looking for.
- Purposeful design: New, fluid, material design that is intuitive and delightful.
- More control: Ability to block SMS senders. No interruptions when you don’t want them!
- More features: audio messages, emoji support :smiley:, colored text threads, message archiving and more.
There’s also been a new release for Google Voice and Google Search with the same look and feel.