UI

The iPhone X reveals why Tim Cook was so mad about Palm

At the unveiling of Apple's new flagship smartphone yesterday, the iPhone X, CEO Tim Cook said it was something the company's staff had been working on for a decade. The new interface looks fluid and

WalkMe raises $75M at a ‘$935M’ valuation for its on-screen guidance tech

More funding is rolling in for Israeli startups. Today, WalkMe — company that has built a cloud-based platform for businesses to make web and mobile interfaces and experiences easier to navigat

Snapchat’s big redesign, featuring universal search and more, just hit iOS

Snapchat’s major redesign, which introduces a universal search bar to the top of the app, among other features, has today hit iOS. The refreshed user interface was first announced earlier this

Atomic is like Google Docs for interface prototyping

Meet Atomic, a prototyping service for your next mobile app or website. It works in your browser, but it’s a lot more powerful than you’d expect. Atomic handles animations and lets you make intera

Apple eyeing touch controls to extend the power of the stylus

Apple has been looking at ways to extend the control power of stylus input methods, patenting a touch sensitive stylus which could allow for users to manipulate on screen objects depending on how and

Researchers propose theory on why touchscreen controls in mobile games are the worst

I know we're supposed to be all done talking about Flappy Bird, but I think it's justified to bring it up when it appears in a research paper about why games like Flappy Bird are so hard — and so fr

This Tiny Sensor Turns Your Thumbnail Into A Trackpad

Like the football phone or the Dick Tracy two-way wrist radio, humankind has always dreamt of melding two technologies together to create a synergistic improvement on our meager, exhausting existence.

Apple Patents A Strange Physics-Based GUI For iPad File And Folder Manipulation

Apple had an interesting patent granted to it today by the USPTO (via AppleInsider), which describes a graphic user interface on the iPad that more closely resembles a desktop arrangement of files and

Apple Adds New “Designing Great Apps” Micro Site For iOS 7 Developers

Apple has offered up a central location that houses a number of resources around designing software for iOS 7. The collection of videos, documents and whitepapers seems aimed at making it easier for d

Twitter’s Web Presence Might Soon Break Away From The Vertical Timeline Flow

There’s a new Twitter redesign making the rounds, first spotted by Mashable’s Matt Petronzio, and it changes things considerably. Tweets no longer flow vertically in a single column like t

Twitter Tests Cleaner Web Client Design With More Prominent Logo And Tweet Composer

Twitter is testing a new website design, which opts for a lighter, flat design that seems at least partly inspired by its shift to similar design trends on mobile. The screens below were sent in by Bo

AppSeed Relies On Computer Vision Tech And Your Phone To Speed Up UI Design

Digital designers point your eyes at this neat Kickstarter project which is utilising computer vision tech to speed up the early stages of the design process. The basic idea is to give designers a way

Pitching App Ideas? AppGyver Delivers Mobile App Prototypes In Minutes, No Technical Know-How Needed

Although there are a ton of DIY app builders out there, the majority of them are either designed for those with a little bit of coding know-how, or involve drag-and-drop components which are used to c

Conceptual Designs Push Innovation Forward: Check Out This Instagram Of The “Future”

I'm a big fan of conceptual designs. Basically, designers who love to look at things and want to make them prettier will mock up what they think a product should be. One of the <a href="https://beta.t

Oblong Industries: “The UI Is All You Have, The UI Is The Computer”

Our own Josh Constine is speaking to Oblong Industries at TechCrunch Disrupt today, and they're discussing the future of human interface when it comes to technology. Kwindla Kramer and John Underko

User Experience And The Poison On The Tip Of The Arrow

I used Path twice. None of the people that I know are using Path. I even checked with an early adopter of social media recently and one of Path’s earliest users. She told me that she doesn't see a l

Xbox 360 Fall Update Beta Is Live

If you haven’t powered up the ol’ Xbox 360 yet this evening, and you signed up for the Xbox 360 System Software Beta, you might want to go do that now. It’s live, and apparently has

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

HTC Sense UI for Android may be getting sweet, sweet multitouch

Who could have guessed that simple gestures like pinch-to-zoom would make or break a phone experience for some people? With Android 2.1 slowly rolling out to most Android handsets out there, HTC decid

Crazy scratch UI to create cheap, unpowered touch surfaces

The same guys who brought you the bubble input have created a crazy scratch UI that allows you to scratch and tap almost any surface. By sensing the sound and the finding the peaks and valleys in the
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