Tag "user interface"

Continuing Education

What are UIs, and why should I care about them? [Continuing Education]

  What is a UI? A UI, or User Interface, is actually a broad term used in the technology world to refer to something that a person (or user) interacts with (or

Deals & Steals

UI/UX Designer Bundle: Learn how to WOW users through app design $34 [Deal of the Day]

Are you a developer looking for that final piece to your product that will give you the push you’ve been waiting for? I can’t tell you how many requests for reviews

News and Rumors

Sony offering downloadable themes for Xperia smartphones

Sony seems to be one of the few smartphone manufacturers realizing that one user interface is not a good fit for everyone. With it latest 4.3 Jelly Bean update (yes,

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Leaked shot reveals tweaks in the HTC Sense 5.5

With the launch of HTC One Max right around the corner, it seems HTC is also planning to introduce an updated version of the Sense UI which will be known

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Huawei to debut Emotion UI for Android in July

The competition between Android OEMs is getting stronger, especially between competitors like HTC, Samsung, LG, and Motorola. The UI customization is actually one of the main things that differentiate the

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Duarte on Honeycomb: Hardware Buttons, Multi-Tasking Overhaul and More

In a 25 minute interview at C.E.S. with Engadget’s Joshua Topolsky, Android Director of User Experience Matias Duarte revealed several details of what’s changing in Honeycomb, including that all hardware buttons will be optional, opening up manufacturers to create form factors that don’t include the Back/Menu/Home/Search combination we’ve become used to.

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2010: Android Revamped

2010 was definately the year of significant UI changes for Android. Dragging an arrow up to see your apps may seem fancy at the first glance, but after a year or so, you’ll probably want some more eye-candy, and so did Google.

News and Rumors

The Astonishing Tribe Acquired by RIM, Will Honor Current Agreements [UPDATE]

One of the first headlines I came across this morning as I was having my coffee was that RIM had acquired The Astonishing Tribe (TAT). As some of you know, these guys were among the founding members of the Open Handset Alliance are were largely responsible for how Android looked and felt in early days. So, you can imagine my concern.

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Samsung Transform to Run Stock Android, Sport a Full QWERTY?

We’ve uncovered some more info about the Samsung Transform, which was leaked last week and rumored to be headed to Sprint. A leaked Sprint training document shows that the Transform

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The Best of Intentions

Android has demonstrated itself to be a truly revolutionary OS in a very short period of time. So many things about the operating system set it apart from its peers.

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Sony Ericsson Rachael UI – Beautiful on the Inside Too [VIDEO]

It’s been less than a week since we saw the outing of Sony Ericsson’s alleged Android handset code named Rachael.  Looking over the list of presumed specs, it’s hard not