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iTunes New & Improved Layout

The Apple App Store recently got a makeover.  As of December 11,  Apple has been slowly transitioning all apps to a new & improved layout.

The new layout really emphasizes the main app icon, screenshots and user reviews.  The once prominent app description is now playing second fiddle as only the first two lines are shown. However, the whole description can be viewed by clicking on the more button.  The more button is little and out-of-the-way, which is obviously Apple’s way of telling developers to say what you need to say in two lines!

After viewing several apps in the new layout, I would give it two thumbs up.  I like how the screenshots are larger and several are shown at a time.  It will now take a little more thought on the order of the screenshots for those first couple of slots.   I also appreciate the link to the developer’s site is no longer hidden at the bottom of the description.

If I could make one change to the layout it would be the ability to add a background image to the whole page.  I think this one change would really “jazz” up the app store and make each app a little more unique!

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Written by wirebear

December 15, 2009 at 11:19 am

Posted in Apps

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