Google is reportedly working on a new look for its first-party Android apps in a quest to bridge the gap between web, Android and iOS.
Dubbed “Project Hera,” Google is using colour as a differentiator in this new set of apps, but unlike previous leaks which showed a huge divergence from the current style sheet, the new version of Gmail (above) looks to be a slight change from its current incarnation.
According to an anonymous Reddit tipster, the version on the left is the real deal, looking far more like the current version than the original screenshot leaked by Geek.com. The tipster acknowledges that it may be an early version of the product, but Google is certainly making big changes to its UI in an upcoming Android release. (more…)