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Google Redesigns Discover Feed on Android, Brings Back Weather Info

Google has long been trying to position itself as the only source of information that people would rely on, and their efforts have been quite successful in that respect. One technique that Google has implemented in the pursuit of this goal is the addition of the Discover feed on Android phones which is intended to allow users to get the chance to scroll through recommended articles and get all relevant information without having to go anywhere else.

With all of that having been said and now out of the way, it is important to note that Google is making a few adjustments to the Discover feed so that it doesn’t just provide articles but rather information that would be decidedly more relevant based on what users are interested in as well as what matters to them. This has resulted in the Discover feed getting a brand new design, one that gives the Weather information box a much more prominent place at the top of the feed.

The Weather section of the Discover feed had been removed from the design previously, but Google has seemingly decided to add it back because of the fact that this is the sort of thing that could potentially end up providing more useful information to users that want to know what the weather is going to look like on any given day.

Google is continuing to experiment with and tweak the Discover feed, and after shrinking it and removing it the tech giant has apparently decided that keeping it where it is and making it more visible would be beneficial for them with all things having been considered and taken into account. There are likely going to be many more changes made to the Discover feed as Google tries to come up with an optimal layout, and it will be interesting to see what these future changes might do for the user experience. The Discover feed has been quite popular with Android users, and it could become a mainstay of future Android versions perhaps even becoming a central feature of future updates coming for the mobile operating system.


H/T: 9to5Google.

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