Tag Archive for navigation bar

Official Twitter app for Android adds a new bottom navigation bar

Twitter’s Android app has always offered a navigation bar for switching between the Feed, Search, Notifications, and Direct Messages. Traditionally, like almost every other app, it was placed at the top of the screen. But, after Google introduced a bottom navigation bar in Material Design guidelines, many apps have switched. Today, Twitter joined the party,…

Navigation Gestures by XDA brings iPhone X-style gesture controls to Android devices

Navigation gestures are all the rage these days. Everyone has them: Apple, OnePlus, Xiaomi, Huawei, and now Google in Android P. Everyone does them differently, too. We thought we would offer our own take on gesture navigation with the Navigation Gestures app, built in-house at XDA. The app brings customizable gesture control to any Android…

Every Google Pixel 2 XL owner should try the compact navigation bar from the OnePlus 5T

For several few years now, smartphones have been getting bigger and bigger. With many smartphones featuring a 6″ display, it’s almost hard to believe that the first commercially available Android phone, the HTC Dream/T-Mobile G1, had a measly 3.2″ screen. Today, even budget smartphones have large 5.5-inch displays, and last year, taller 18:9 displays have…