News

Google Play Store Rating Will Probably Be Replaced By the Download Size of the App

Google to List Apps With Their Download Size Instead of App’s Ranking

Google Play Store Rating

Since time immemorial, Google has used a single metric for showing the best apps in the search results. Till now, it was all about star rating given to the applications in the

Google search result feed. However, the former method is speculated to be replaced with a new way for users to determine what to download?

Google has ditched star-rating apps with the app download size that users will see prior to downloading an application from the Google Play Store.

App Rating

Google has rolled out this new change to see how the users will respond to see the app size specification place of app rating results. The change is useful for the Android users who run out of storage space as it will help them make an informed decision on whether to download the app or not?

This is a refreshing breeze of change for not just the handsets users with limited storage but also for users with a slower internet connection or limited data package.

A number of users, on the other hand, are just not happy with the giant making such a change. The response shows that users find app rating far more important than knowing the app size, when downloading an App. At present, the change is simply in the testing mode and is only rolled out in the beta phase.

Users have shown their disappointments through Reddit threads to question Google’s wit with the recent experiment. Google maybe has an interesting upgrade with its App Store, however, has failed to explain its purpose and relevance to its users

For this very reason, a number of Play Store users are not happy with the changes, the giant search engine has rolled out in testing.

For the Latest Tech News and Reviews, follow MobileAppDaily on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIN, Instagram and Flipboard.

Tanya <span>Editor In Chief</span>
Written By
Tanya Editor In Chief

She is a content marketer and has more than five years of experience in IoT, blockchain, Web, and mobile development. In all these years, she closely followed the app development, and now she writes about the existing and the upcoming mobile app technologies. Her essence is more like a ballet dancer.

News

Why Snapchat's Redesign Won't Do Any Good & It Could Have Excelled

4 min read  

Snap rolled out yet another design but the multimedia messaging app failed to attract users this time also. Snapchat had really a great time back in the year 2016, after that the app’s popularity gradually declined with no improvements even now. It all started with Snap CEO Evan Spiegel ignore

News

Adobe Is Working On An iOS Photoshop App For iPad

4 min read  

Apple iOS 11 has changed the definition of the mobile operating system with too many upgrades. Where AR is reshaping the user’s interaction with smartphones, the more PC apps have made their way to the mobile with iOS 11. However, there are still some apps that aren't available on the iPad

News

What’s New in iOS 13.1 and Why You Should Immediately Update Your iPhone

4 min read  

What’s Here to Find1. How to Install2. What's New in iOS 13.1ETA Sharing facilitiesAdjustable Volume SliderThe Karaoke ModeDynamic WallpapersImproved Battery HealthcareAutomation ShortcutsHomekit SecurityAudio SharingAirDrop Update3. Other I

News

Android P To Come With Secret Features This Month For The Developers

4 min read  

Google for sure is working on the next Android version which is going to be released later this year. Following its usual pattern, the search giant will give a taste of its new Android sweet in March and expected to introduce its I/0 conference 2018. Google will release the developer preview of the

MAD Originals
MAD Originals

Cut to the chase content that’s credible, insightful & actionable.

Get the latest mashup of the App Industry Exclusively Inboxed

  • PRODUCTS
  • SERVICES
  • BOTH