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How NASA Helped Make The Martian's User Interfaces Realer Than Real 

Filmmakers have invented fanciful spaceship technology for more than a hundred years. But for The Martian, director Ridley Scott went the opposite direction: He asked actual space explorers to help them imagine the technology of the near future.

Why US Government Websites Are Going To Start Looking Really Sharp (For Real)

Unfortunately for us, we’ll no longer be able to publish exhaustive lists of the ugliest US government websites. But fortunately for the American people, any url ending in .gov is going to look and function better than it ever has before, thanks to new government-wide standards.

The iPhone's New 3D Touch Is The Future Of User Interaction -- Here's How It Works 

It’s official: The new iPhone 6s will have force feedback. But the new feature, called 3D Touch, won’t be quite like any other haptic feature Apple has used before.

Watch An Astronaut In Orbit Control A Robot On Earth Using Haptic Feedback 

One day, astronauts on deep space missions may explore the surface of unknown planets remotely — using a rover while they remain in orbit. That concept, though it sounds radically far-off, just got an important dry run.

Huawei Mate S Hands-On: Force Touch Is Great, But With One Big Problem

You’ve got to hand it to Huawei. Just a week out from Apple’s iPhone 6S launch, it’s revealed the Mate S, which has almost certainly stolen a bit of the Apple phone’s thunder by including its iOS rival’s expected lead feature.

How Two Ex-Amazon Engineers Invented A New Type Of Customisable Force Interface 

It feels like a wave of pressure-sensitive tactile interfaces has been about to crest for years. But a pair of engineers believe they have built the hardware and software that could delivers on that promise — and they have funded the first round of production in just a couple of hours.

Here's The UI Redesign The Apple Watch Needs

After wearing my Apple watch daily for the past two+ months, I’ve found myself wishing for a simpler interaction model for moving between content and apps. Here’s what I’d propose and why.

Google Just Made It Super Easy To Build A Website With Material Design

Ever wished your lame blog could look a little more like a sweet, crisp Material Design app? Well, it’s your lucky day: Google has a new tool that will do most of that work for you.

You Can Feel These Plasma Holograms Made With Femtosecond Lasers

With each passing year, engineers are getting closer to recreating the 3D interface technology that pop culture has rendered so clearly for decades.

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