06/24/2010, Many of us are looking forward to the release of Google’s Chrome OS and now screenshots of some tweaks to the user interface have appeared, including information on some changes to the design. The new design seems to include less clutter, allowing users to browse the web without logging into a Google account. A new optional side bar is also present, and it replaces the tabs at the top of […]
05/28/2010, Toshiba has come up with an interesting user interface of their own known as the AirSwing, where it will feature a semi-transparent image of the operator on the display, making it much more easier to go through the menu system. Apart from that, the software is touted to use only 3% thereabouts of a 400MHz ARM 11 CPU (or so Toshiba claims), which translates to a whole lot of processing […]
05/14/2010, While you might not hear that much news on the patents that RIM files, you can be sure that the company is busy churning out new ideas too and its latest patent filing with the USPTO describes a “multi-tap keyboard user interface”. The system would be a great boon to the visually impaired, as it offers an auditory feedback system, allowing users to invoke applications by hitting a specific set […]
05/13/2010, Toshiba has introduced a new Senseg E-Sense technology that can be used in a touch-sensitive user interface, where the Japanese company demonstrated it on an iPod touch with a surface covered by a film, another iPod touch with its back surface also covered by a film and a computer touchpad that has said film covering it as well. The iPod touch demonstration offered a feeling of resistance for a visual […]
03/21/2010, [DEMO 2010] We have selected the GlideTV Navigator in our Uber10 2009 list, and today, the company has launched the on screen user interface to go with it. From the screen shots that I received, the application looks pretty promising, offering a visual gallery of all the shows available across multiple sites categorized by genre, an on screen keyboard to search by name, and a one-stop screen to access the […]
02/17/2010, [MWC 2010] Acer’s TouchPortal user interface was on display for all and sundry to check out at MWC 2010 in Barcelona, Spain, where it had the Aspire 1820P as the hardware platform of choice to run this next-generation user interface. The Aspire 1820P convertible tablet is no lightweight in terms of hardware specifications, and it does seem to run the TouchPortal user interface without a snag. Just like the iPhone […]
01/20/2010, Google Chrome and Safari have pretty launcher panels that show you multiple recent sites that you’ve visited, giving you quicker access to those sites. Now it seems that Microsoft doesn’t want to be left behind in the browser wars, as it has filed a patent of its own recently, detailing a rather useful “Quick Pick” interface. While it’s not strictly a launcher, it will allow users who have many tabs […]
01/15/2010, Nokia’s Symbian UI isn’t the hottest UI on the block at the moment, but you can be sure that Nokia is working hard to sort that out. As you know, Symbian^4 devices should be expected to ship in early 2011, and conceptual interface designs have started to pop up, so if you’re the kind who likes to voice your displeasure, this would probably be your chance (not when it’s finalized […]
12/21/2009, The buzz around Android 2.1 is getting more and more by the day thanks to news of the Nexus One being prepped for release, but that doesn’t mean that HTC is just going to sit back and do nothing. No sir, HTC’s Sense UI is going to get an upgrade in the form of a new firmware update, where initial impressions have proved rather favorable.
12/15/2009, We’re fairly sure that over the next few days (or weeks at most) everybody is going to be familiar with the Nexus One boot up logo/animation. Folks have made screenshots of the boot up animation, and even more importantly, there is a short 5-second video on YouTube. Based on the video, it seems that the boot up time for the Nexus One is rather quick, which is certainly welcome.
12/14/2009, Are you looking forward to Sony Ericsson’s Android-powered X10 cell phone? Well, if you’re living in the UK, you probably won’t have to wait for too long, as play.com is currently offering the device for pre-order, with the release date listed as January 18th. In case you forgot, the XPERIA X10 will sport a 1GHz Snapdragon processor from Qualcomm, 4-inch capacitive touchscreen display, 8.1-megapixel camera, and the custom Android UI […]
12/01/2009, While the Sunno A880 was released a couple of weeks back, this doesn’t mean that the final product has no room for improvement. No sir, the Windows Mobile 6.5-powered Sunno A880 intends to appeal to the mass market with a more HTC Sense-like user interface, thanks to the hard work by a couple of users on M8COOL’s forum. This new update seems to work just fine on the Sunno A880, […]
11/04/2009, Microsoft’s upcoming Courier booklet is still a mystery device despite having seen its model, but Gizmodo has the lowdown on various user interface screens so head over there to check out just how Courier’s interface, gestures and features work in a more in-depth manner.
10/30/2009, Just before you think that HTC does nothing but come up with Android and Windows Mobile-powered smartphones, along comes news of a new generation of touch user interface that will be organized as a virtual tome. In HTC’s patent application, it has been described as an “electronic device and user interface display method thereof”, where it is capable of organizing a plethora of applications, widgets, and web pages into pages […]