User Interface

Twitter tests rounded buttons and thumbnails…because that’s the problem?

Twitter is testing a new interface for its mobile applications on iOS and Android, which involves rounded profile images, buttons and other features. It's unclear what advantage going "round" would br

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

ForcePhone adds pressure sensitivity to any phone using ultrasonics

Force touch may be a feature exclusive to the latest iPhones, but something like it is now possible on pretty much any phone out there, thanks to research from engineers at the University of Michigan.

No UI Is The New UI

A few months ago, I shared with my friends how I think apps like Magic and Operator are going to be the next big thing. What makes them special is that they don’t use a traditional UI as a means of

Does The Beats Aftermath Usher The Next Episode For Wearables?

Update: Apple announced the $3 billion deal on May 28th. As Beats potentially prepares to move on to the next episode, there are a few things about the news that should have tech investors’ ears

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="">renamed</a> Windows 8-sty

IFA 2008: Moving Beyond The Mouse Several companies — large and small — were demonstrating alternative input technologies at IFA today. Most, like the Pong video above, were explorin

Blizzard will store customized UI settings server side starting with Lich King

Some players do not mess around, from Wow Insider Really good news for serious World of Warcraft players. It looks like Blizzard, starting with Wrath of the Lich King will store all your customized UI

Yes, Virginia, Adobe Photoshop ‘CS4’ will have new UI

The next version of Adobe Photoshop, which may not be called CS4, and may not come out in October, will indeed have a new user interface, at least on the Mac version. The big change is this element ca

Sony Ericsson W880i Finds A Place To Boogie: UI Walkthrough Video

This video of the Sony Ericsson’s user interface completes the blogging cycle. We first had the FCC approval, then we had some prototypes, then an unboxing. It’s the circle of life. Two th