Android 4.0 Holo Theme Mandatory On All Devices With Android Market
In an effort to provide all users with consistent interface, its making the theme essential for all Android 4.0 devices that come bundled with the Android market. The manufacturers customizations arent going anywhere, and the changes are not terribly drastic. The users of Sense, TouchWiz and the like, Google is issuing architectural mandates that will make it simple for independent developers to create apps that can fit nicely into these customized environments, complete with proper widgets and colors. The app designers may choose between Holo and the manufacturers default theme when considering the softwares interface. Googles new mandate will bring choice to the home screen, keyboard, and dialer as well.