As mobile designers, we have a stark decision to make: do we spend time learning new tools and changing our design processes to create our own transitional interfaces, or are the tools that we've been using good enough? There's an old writing adage that advises writers, whenever possible, to “show, don't tell” when bringing characters to life. Show More Summary
Vesper, the iPhone app designed to help you collect your thoughts, has been updated with adaptive interface support for both the bigger iPhone 6 and the much bigger iPhone 6 Plus. They've also taken advantages of fixes Apple has made to the way text is rendered in iOS 8. Show More Summary
User interface experts tell Co.Design how the bigger screens of the iPhone 6 line will impact app design across the industry. For a long time, the smartphone industry was split. Apple's iPhones had relatively small screens, while Google's Android phone screens kept getting bigger and bigger. Show More Summary
Here's our favorite bit of user interface in the NYT's new iPad Cooking app. Today, NYT is releasing their new cooking app for iPad. We were impressed by the experience on the desktop, but a small design detail in the iPad version has us smitten: Whenever you tap on a recipe tile, it zooms in seamlessly, as if the recipe were always waiting there on your screen. Read Full Story
For the first time in four years, Virgin Media is going to give its TiVo user interface a much-needed facelift. Gone is the rich red that previously adorned menus, replaced with a new "plum" colour (that's purple to the untrained eye), that's...
We like plain text to-do lists around here, but they naturally limit you a bit. Yipgo mitigates this by keeping the text-only interface, but allowing you to designate to-dos, appointments, and more with certain formats. It will then compile all the important stuff into an agenda view for you. Read more...
Advertise here with BSA Free iPhone GUI PSD kits include a lot of the primary elements needed for app design. But sometimes it’s necessary to build your own custom interface elements. I always preferred the older iOS 5-6 UI above the more flat-looking iOS7. Show More Summary
Iterate brings together the best designers and app producers in the business to talk user interface, human interaction, icon design, and user experience from concept to implementation. On this episode, Apple has announced the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Pay, and the Apple Watch. Show More Summary
In a new dev diary, Blizzard vows to clean up the user interface in World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor. "We're making a number of changes to the WoW user interface -- changes that are designed to eliminate clutter, free up more of...Show More Summary
GreatCall recently announced the Samsung Touch3, an Android smartphone designed specifically for senior citizens and older users. The Touch3's major selling point is the user interface, which has been stripped down to the bare essentials in order to make it easier to use. Show More Summary
Icons form the backbone of interface design — for products and apps as well as for the Web. 500 Startups-backed Iconfinder offers designers a way to search for just the right high-quality icons for their projects. Today, those usersShow More Summary
One thing that Apple has always done exceptionally well is to make clean, intuitive user interfaces that don’t overload you with too many unnecessary distractions. That’s why it’s somewhat surprising to see, at least at first glance,...Show More Summary
At the Google I/O developer conference in June, the company announced Android L, a the next version of Android with a new design language and interface paradigm — and you can get the best of it right now. The operating system is expected to drop in Autumn of this year, and there’s already an early developer preview available. Show More Summary
The Apple Watch is a fresh take on smartwatches with a premium design and new ways to communicate, but the interface has a learning curve.
Flat design is good business. After years of speculation, the Apple Watch is finally here. And though it runs iOS, it has its own user interface, with a home screen bursting with tiny little bubbles, each one of which represents an app. Show More Summary
Brian X. Chen: To deal with concerns that a bigger phone will make typing with one hand difficult (the current iPhone has a four-inch screen), some changes to the design of the iPhones’ user interface will allow people to type or use...Show More Summary
Ahead of its major media event next week, Apple has issued a significant update to its Apple Store shopping iOS app. The first addition is a complete redesign for the iPhone and iPod touch application’s interface. The new design is more in-line with the recently released iPad variant. Speaking of the iPad version, the tablet-optimized […]
Android: Evernote for Android got a pretty big update today. In addition to an overhauled interface–which fans of words like "material" and "design" should like–the company has added a brand new web clipper for the mobile platform. Read more...
Evernote hasn't forgotten its note-taking apps despite making a killing on its physical goods. Today, the company has updated its Android offering with a new design and several significant changes to its interface. Evernote 6 shows a floating green...
We've heard a lot about tangible interfaces for gadgets lately—but what about tangible interfaces for music? Per Holmquist, a Swedish designer, built just that: Beat Blox, a "turntable" that makes beats based on where you place tiny blocks on its face. Read more...