The latest update on the Google’s proprietary launcher, Google Now, now allows Android 4.1 to 4.4 users access the same material design styling available to users running the latest Android L (Lollipop) on their devices.

Before the update, installing Google Now on older devices from Play Store presents an interface tailored for the particular device. Now, all users from 4.1 up get the same interface – Lollipop – anyhow.

“Things won’t change dramatically if you update and are on a non-Lollipop device, but you will notice that the Google Search bar at the top of the launcher has a nice white color and animations have a bit more life to them,” reads a report from android central.

In any case, installing the latest Google Now could be only a cosmetic change, but it’s one sure way to check out what Lollipop’s new Material Design looks like before your eventual upgrade. Check it out here.

Gbenga Onalaja Author

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