GUI

Windows 8 Is “A Cognitive Burden”

It's hard to blame Microsoft for making bold decisions with its upcoming desktop operating system. But the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/08/09/metro-ms-windows8/">renamed</a> Windows 8-sty

AirSwing: Toshiba's gesture-based UI system in action (video)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Picture-22-620x349.png" /> Natural user interfaces using gestures aren't really <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/natal">new</a>, b

Brush up on your History of OS Interface Design

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/oses.gif" />Kids today. Growing up with OS X and Vista, it seems that they're missing a fundamental element of working with computers: ha

Alternative Android user interfaces that didn't make the cut

Android is now available—yeah, it’s true—but you’re hard-pressed to find any review that raves about its user interface. (Ryan Block, of Engadget fame, called it “very raw”

Android video walk-through

MobileCrunch has a fairly detailed look at the new Android emulator. We go through all the current apps and even crash the OS a few times for good measure. See the rest of our Android coverage here.

Video: Groaningly awful CSI hacker jargon

We have a breach! Not only do they read “News Blog” but they know about IP addresses, a closely guarded secret among hax0rs. These CSI guys are getting pretty l33t. It’s short, but t

HTC's upcoming interface might be named 'Manila'

  Are we looking at HTC’s next GUI? Could be! It might be called “Manila” too. Doesn’t it give you goose bumps? Oh really? It didn’t give me goose bumps either. I ju

ZenZui changes name to Zumobi, beta coming soon

Way back in March there was a little murmur about the ZenZui GUI hooey. It’s a tile-based interface for Windows Mobile phones that lets you zoom in and out on web pages running off of a backend

Next Firefox Version Will Look More Mac-like, Less Crap-like

How many of you use Firefox on the Mac but hate how it looks like a Windows 3.1 application? The guys at Mozilla know this, have heard your complaints and are now doing something about it. If all goes

Scratch: Because Your Kid Can't Do FORTRAN

The geniuses over at MIT have developed a new programming language that requires almost no knowledge of real languages like C++ or Java to learn. Dubbed “Scratch”, this new language is aim

More Details on ZenZui Forward-Looking Mobile GUI

about the Microsoft-funded ZenZui launch today and its noble goal to “[transform] the way people engage, consume and interact with Web content through a revolutionary mobile user experience and