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.
Noel Rubin designed the user interfaces for Star Wars Episodes 1 and 3, and now he's put together a sizzle reel, showing just how awesome the computer screens on those ships really looked.
The year was 1960, and phones were changing. It was the beginning of the end for rotary dialing, and buttons were the future. But engineers faced an important, looming question: what order do you put those buttons in?
We all aspire to a certain amount of digital desktop cleanliness, but I think rather few of us actually keep up on it. As the days go by, the clutter builds bit by bit, and it's just irritating enough to be unpleasant, but not a big enough deal to actually clean up.
You might not think of him very often, but you know the Google Maps pegman quite well. Every time you zoom down into a new, strange locale, he's there, pointing the way. But where did he come from? Buzzfeed FWD dug into the history, and it turns out there's a lot more of it than you'd think.
The Astonishing Tribe, the design firm that more or less defined the look and feel of Android the first time around, has built an entirely new homescreen interface for the OS, in 3D. It's alternately beautiful, gratuitous and bizarre.
What do The Bourne Identity, Mission Impossible 3, Mr & Mrs Smith, Children of Men, and Agent Cody Banks 2 have in common? Absurd, futuristic, and totally fake software interfaces, designed in part by one man: Mark Coleran.
The Astonishing Tribe has posted another eye-candy cellphone UI demo for the world to ogle at. Unlike their last endeavor, though, this one might have a future on our phones. At least, I hope so.
No, that's not a picture of Johnny 5's head you're looking at, but the SmartRetina, a computer interface that tracks your movements to interact with a PC. With the SmartRetina hooked up to a PC, you can navigate the complex environs of your PC's GUI without so much as touching a mouse. It's supposed to bridge the…