Articles about ui

Rightware's Kanzi Interface May Soon Power Your Car Dashboard
It is fair to say that car Dashboard Instruments have not evolved remarkably over the past couple of decades. Somehow, we felt like something was going to change, but nothing did, at least in a big way. When the Nissan GTR Skyline came out, it did create a lot of buzz because it had an all LCD-display Dashboard with a user interface (UI) made by the Gran Turismo team at […]

Samsung releases Pure Breeze Launcher
Samsung has taken its first (well if you count TouchWiz, then second) foray into the world of Android launchers with the release of the Samsung Pure Breeze Launcher. For those not familiar with Android, launchers are basically apps that change the UI of the operating system. It is one of the main reasons why Android doesn’t have a uniform look. Some examples of popular launchers on Android are ADWLauncher and […]

Microsoft reveals the story behind Metro UI in Windows 8
If you’ve always wanted to know what was Microsoft’s reasoning behind the implementation of Metro UI in Windows 8, you’re in luck. In the official Windows 8 blog, the company discusses about where it is taking Windows 8 in terms of its user interface, and the story of how Metro came about.Microsoft had started planning Windows 8 in the summer of 2009 – before Windows 7 was even shipped, with […]

Netflix tests new web UI for kids
While Netflix is a service that offers video content for people of all ages, it doesn’t exactly have the most user-friendly interface – for people who are young enough to be considered kids. However, it looks like Netflix is attempting to address the issue. Some Netflix members have reported that they now have a “Just For Kids” tab in the web UI of the service which takes them to a […]


TabCo UI sneak peek video
Remember earlier today we reported that TabCo was going to give the world a sneak peek of its tablet UI in a few hours? Well, the wait is over and TabCo has finally released a sneak peek of the tablet via a short video clip. Again, the video doesn’t tell us much about the tablet – don’t you think you’ve teased us enough already, TabCo?

TabCo tablet UI preview on the way
The TabCo tablet is one interesting tablet. It is backed by a very intriguing viral marketing campaign, and there’s still not much known about the tablet. I.e. who’s creating the tablet? What operating system is the tablet running on? What does it look like? Well, it looks like some of the questions might be answered today. The TabCo Twitter account recently just posted a Tweet telling its followers to be […]

Basyskom shows off new MeeGo UI design
At the recent MeeGo conference today, the folks at MeeGo News spoke to Basyskom, a MeeGo developer, who gave them a demonstration of a new UI they developed, called Plasma Active. Running on MeeGo 1.2, the new UI looks pretty sleek, with transparent menus and thumb-friendly side menus for easy navigation.There’s not much information about it at the moment, but you can watch a 6 minute long video the MeeGo […]

webOS tablet user interface elements spotted
So you’re all abuzz about HP’s Topaz specifications, and here is yet another leak from Precentral which might just have you wet your pants. After all, this leak will detail out the webOS user interface, but do bear in mind that nothing is final just yet since everything is in its preliminary round so the final product might offer some changes (for the better, hopefully). Among the improvements would include […]

Apple Patent Reveals GUI with Radial Pop-Up Menus in iOS
A recent Apple patent filing shows that the company is looking to make iOS more graphics-oriented with a radial pop-up menu. Currently, in menu operations, pop-up menus are text-based and the radial dial that was shown with the iOS patent would show large icons that represent any possible actions or commands available to the user. Also, when pop-up menus have long lists that require scrolling, radial menus could make it […]

Ubuntu 11.04 sees off GNOME interface with Unity
Ubuntu 11.04 will replace its GNOME interface with Unity, which is a totally new interface that sees action in Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition. GNOME might come with panels at the top and bottom of the display, but Unity will instead feature a top panel and a panel on the left side that can be utilized to launch apps as well as access already running apps in a jiffy. While Unity […]

Mozilla Labs working on personalized user interface browser
Isn’t it the way of the world these days? Burger King says you can have it your way, while other marketing slogans and brands tend to push you towards making yourself happy (with a little bit of parting with your money too, of course). Well, the same can be said for user interfaces in the computing world – everyone wants to be unique. Mozilla Labs has taken note of this, […]

Slick UI offers replacement for Android interface
The Slick UI surely lives up to its namesake, looking slick as all get out as it takes some of HTC’s Sense features while retaining a sense of originality. One of the more notable features of Slick UI would be the rather large circle located right in the middle of the screen, known as the Wonder Wheel. It will let you retrieve information easily from apps like Gmail, Twitter, Facebook, […]

Face Recognition User Interface Demoed on Ubunutu Prototype
While touchscreens have been buzzing lately with the launch of new tablets and smartphones, the primary way we control our computers is still via a keyboard and mouse, but an Ubunutu prototype user interface hopes to add facial recognition to the mix to make it easier for users to navigate through the menus and windows on their computer. By utilizing existing hardware–primarily a webcam on the computer–designer Christian Giordano hopes […]

Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 interface spotted?
Could this very well be an interface of the upcoming Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 (IE9)? Perhaps, as people are looking forward to the Microsoft beta launch event in San Francisco this coming September 15, but in today’s world that is no longer a stranger to leaks, what you see here could very well be the real deal. The screen shot seen above points to a navigation bar with less controls, […]

Mirabyte FrontFace custom user interface for Windows 7
Just like all the skins available for the Android operating system, Mirabyte FrontFace has come up with a custom user interface for Windows 7 to make it easier to use when said operating system is installed on a touchscreen tablet device. FrontFace aims to deliver more by offering large, touch-friendly icons when it comes to launching and switching between applications. Not only that, FrontFace will also come with several of […]

Gmail For iPad Updated With A New Interface
iPad users who use Gmail might have noticed that the internet search giant has updated its iPad interface for Gmail, offering a new stacked card interface. The toolbar control system has also been revamped, as it might have been perceived as confusing before this. Under the new system, one of the two toolbars has been removed, and selected conversations are now stacked on the right-hand panel, allowing them to be […]

Macallan user interface could solve potential Windows 7 adaptation issue
Apple is, by far and large, the dominant player where the tablet market is concerned thanks to the success of its iPad. This doesn’t mean the other manufacturers are just sitting back to see Apple extend their lead – no sir, they’re also pouring in good money for research and development, and might just side with the Windows 7 camp if it could be well adapted into a fully touch-based […]

Toshiba AirSwing user interface lets you sweat it out
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 […]

Acer TouchPortal user interface on demonstration
[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 […]