Google has updated its Play Store app, bringing a number of UI tweaks
including an indicator for in-app purchases, new review layout and new
activity feed, thereby offering a slight overhauled app UI.
Police spotted the update first and has detailed the changes in the Google
Play Store app after update with build number 4.5.10. The new update for
Play Store introduces the in-app purchase indicator that inform users
about a possible transaction in an app, beforehand.
the update brings is to review layouts. The star ratings for the review
have been enlarged with edit button for making required changes to the
review. In addition, Google has now added an option to delete your
review. Now the Play Store app comes with a new activity feed that is
integrated with the user's Google+ profile. Users can now share and view
the Play Store activity with others via Google+ profiles. The new
activity feed also features +1s and ratings buttons.
Google announced a major update to its Google Search app for Android which would now
show app results, including Google Play app listings, or from those
already installed on the user's smartphone. With the new update, Google
introduced three types of app listings which would appear depending on
the search - these are 'Open in app', 'Google Play buttons', and
The 'Open in app' result would show if a search
term is found in an app already installed on the user's smartphone. The
'Google Play buttons' result would show when a slightly ambiguous
search query is found in more than one app. The group of apps would be
listed, and users can click the Google Play button on any of the apps to
go to the Play Store app, and install the app if they wish. The
'Download button' result would show when a user searches for an exact
app on Google Search for Android. When users press the button, the
relevant app will be opened on the Play Store app, and the download
would begin automatically.