Blackberry Shows Off The Sillier Side of the Playbook Tablet

After acquiring the design firm The Astonish Tribe last year, RIM finally has something to show for it in the form of these scrapbooking and weather apps for the Playbook tablet. They're simple, but also extremely polished and intuitive, taking full advantage of the tablet hardware. Hopefully this is a good sign for… » 2/18/11 2:40am 2/18/11 2:40am

A More Awesome (But Maybe Creepier!) Way to Facebook Friend That Girl You're Talking To With Augmented Reality

The Astonishing Tribe's latest demo is Recognizr, an app that blends Polar Rose's face recognition tech with augmented reality and social networking—point your phone's camera at somebody's face, and their contact info and social networks will magically appear. » 2/23/10 1:40pm 2/23/10 1:40pm

Android's Interface Designers Show Us How It Could Have Looked

The Astonishing Tribe, the interface wunderkinds that designed the G1's Android UI, have released a series of images and videos » 10/22/08 5:21am 10/22/08 5:21am showing off a few other mobile design concepts — some that clearly didn't make the Android cut, and others that were probably never intended to. These mockups could be penance for the actual…