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Google has been busily clearing out crapps from the Google Play store this year, and now the company is cleaning up the store’s interface, as well. Google announced changes to the Google Play store today, which are designed to make the interface simpler and clearer as well as easier to search. “The new design focuses on bigger images that jump off the page,” said Google in a blog post. “Similarly themed content is grouped together so you can hone in on a magazine to read or an app to try.” You’ll also see additional recommendations when scrolling down a page,... Read more...
Talk about spring cleaning. According to techcrunch, citing “a company in the mobile app industry which has insight into changes like this”, some 60,000 apps were removed from the Google Play store in February. That’s a startling number, considering that the total number of apps in the Google Play store is around 700,000. Frankly, it’s about time. Say what you will about Apple and its Steve Jobs-esque control-freakishness with the App Store, but the number of crappy apps (or simply, “crapps”) that gets through the army of Apple’s app reviewers is negligible... Read more...