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Google launches Taste Test home screen theme generator

Google Launches Taste Test Home Screen Generator
Google Launches Taste Test Home Screen Generator
Say goodbye to boring, uncustomized home screens. Google has launched a tool that helps users navigate through the myriad of home screen options. Heavily customized home screens are no longer reserved for tech geeks only.

Taste Test, Google's newly launched web based customization tool, walks users through a series of questions to help them choose the perfect home screen for their Android device. While Android prides itself on its level of customizability, this can often be a source of frustration for new users. With the myriad of aesthetic options new users face when setting up an Android phone for the first time, many resort to simply applying a new wallpaper and moving on. Taste Test changes this by asking users the following questions regarding their aesthetic preferences. Each question is accompanied by a picture to help users provide accurate responses.

  • Monochromatic or Multicolor
  • Vibrant or Muted
  • Light or Dark
  • Warm or Cool
  • Geometric or Organic 
  • Patterned or Random
  • This Sammich or This Sammich
  • Photoreal or Illustration 
  • Realistic or Abstract 
  • Modern or Vintage 
  • Maximalism or Minimalism 
  • Flat or Depth 
  • Smooth or Textured 
  • Man-made or Natural 
  • 2016 or 2017
  • Animated or Static 
  • Circles, Squares, Rounded, or Unique 
  • I message a lot, I game a lot, I work a lot, or I do everything 
  • I want quicker info, I want something different, I want a cool look
  • Give me weather, Give me news, Give me music
  • I'm an Android beginner, I'm an intermediate user, I'm an Android expert 
  • Hot dogs or Legs

Although some of these questions appear quite random, the tool returned with three themes this author found both tasteful and attractive. After selecting one of the three themes, the user is presented with links to download the corresponding wallpapers, icons, keyboard, and launcher. These download links lead to Google Play Store pages, allowing users to download the new look directly to their device. In less than five minutes, Android users can get an entirely new and unique theme for their device. 

Google Launches Taste Test Home Screen Generator
Google Launches Taste Test Home Screen Generator

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Nicholas Morbidelli, 2017-03-14 (Update: 2017-03-15)