For the Most Patient and Talented of Android Users There is now a Guide to Get the KitKat Look on Their Devices
Though it’s still associated with the Jelly Bean naming of the version that is ver. 4.x. Though it’s not Key Lime Pie or Android 5.0. The version 4.4 of the OS – named KitKat has brought a lot of important changes in all aspects. That is going from the speed and requirements of the OS and to the look and feel of it. The latter you can get right now.
Android version 4.0 introduced by Google back in 2011 and called Ice Cream Sandwich was and it still is considered one of the most important changes the OS and eco-system has suffered. In therms of interface the mentioned version of Android introduced the Holo look that was and still is highly appreciated. Later on developers started adopting the new look for their apps. And benefiting from the new SDK’s and API’s every software’s feel was greatly improved from then forward. With Android 4.1 Jelly Bean the UI changes were considered only minor in the beginning. As the system evolved so did things starting to change most notably with Android 4.2.
KitKat was introduced last year and has gained a lot of supporters in a very short time. That is because it’s positive effects on all devices that have the privilege of running it – mostly flagship smartphones and tablets. The changes to the interface Android 4.4 brought are considered the most substantial since Ice Cream Sandwich to date. With that in mind it’s no wonder about every user out there would rather have the look of the latest OS on their device/s. And fortunately and with the involvement of XDA Developers Senior Member enricocid – you can start theming your version of the OS right now. The dedicated thread explains every measure step by step so most users who are willing to spend some time can benefit from the new look. What we can hope for instead is that manufacturers release updates to the new version for as many devices as possible. Till then there are always choices…