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How Science Is Making It Easier To Read Screens In One Glance

How many times a day would you say you check your smartphone? Be honest. For the average person, it’s 150 times a day. And most of those interactions happen in less than a second.


Your Best Apple Watch Glimpse Yet In Four Official Videos

Will the Apple Watch be so radically different we won’t understand how to use it at first? Perhaps so: Apple has produced a series of videos to teach Watch-wearers how the interface will work — videos which give us the most comprehensive look yet at what the future might hold. (They also double as handy marketing tools.)


The Samsung Galaxy S6 Has As Much Bloatware As Ever

You know the rumours about how the Galaxy S6 would have dramatically less bloatware? How a bunch of the Samsung apps would be deletable if not completely optional? Yeah, not true. It’s a bummer, but the Galaxy S6 has as much bloatware as ever.


Windows 10's Big Step Back Is Actually A Huge Step Forward 

Microsoft has made mistakes. It knows this. But as the company proved today at its Windows 10 HOLOGRAPHIC GOGGLES launch event, it’s also not going to stop pushing user interface design into the future. It’s just getting smarter about it.


And Now, Every Single User Interface In Star Wars: A New Hope 

Star Wars: A New Hope hit theatres in 1977 — the same year that Apple moved from a garage to a real office building and Microsoft hired its first official employees. And the fact that it came out as consumer computers were truly hitting the mainstream shows.


7 Most Important UI And UX Ideas Of 2014

This year, we saw Google introduce a sweeping new design language to overhaul is long list of products. We saw independent designers building their own hardware. And more than anything, we saw experimentation on a huge scale — resulting in one of the most eventful and interesting years for UI and UX design in recent memory.


5 New Details That Show How Apple Wants Us To Use Its Watch

This week the Apple Watch made a big step towards reality, with the release of WatchKit for developers of watch apps. Hidden within a fairly mundane document are plenty of glimpses at how Apple envisions smartwatches fitting in with our lives.


Literally Anything Is Touch Sensitive With This Leap Motion Hack

Beer cans. Toys. Sticky notes. A fridge. Even a computer screen, because why not? All of these things become touch-sensitive thanks to a fun little piece of work courtesy of a Russian agency called The Family, which posted their work to Vimeo this week.


You Can Put That Apple Watch-Inspired UI On Your Jailbroken iPhone Now

The Apple Watch’s interface has intrigued many of us since it was presented a couple of months ago — and since then, we’ve seen several developers apply the same logic to smartphones. Now there’s a fully functional version available on Cydia’s app store for the more adventurous among us.


Why Everyone Wants To Kill The Mouse And Keyboard

In the past few decades, everything about our computers have changed. The screens. The guts. The size, weight and materials. The software itself, of course. But one thing has stayed exactly the same, frozen in time from the early days: The tools we use to tell them what to do. So it’s odd that we’re so desperate to throw them out the window.