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Penultimate, The Hand-Writing iPad App Acquired Last Year By Evernote, Is Now Free

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Productivity technology Evernote has been hard at work lately. Alongside the dramatic update to its personal contacts app Hello (which you can read about here), today Evernote also released an updated version of Penultimate, the popular handwriting app it acquired in May 2012. The most notable part about the new...
Penultimate, The Hand-Writing iPad App Acquired Last Year By Evernote, Is Now Free
Columbia’s DevFest 2012 Showcases Student Hacks, New York Talent

alexheath: UI design in The Avengers So awesome. Definitely...

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alexheath: UI design in The Avengers So awesome. Definitely some interesting interfaces. So. Much. Translucence. ...
alexheath: UI design in The Avengers So awesome. Definitely...

Adobe to unify ColdFusion, Flex, Flash with Flash Builder 4

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Adobe announced Monday that it has updated and changed the name of its Flex Builder IDE. Now called Flash Builder 4, it incorporates support for the now open source Flex 4 framework, as well as integrating an IDE for ColdFusion development. "We changed the name because the new Builder...
Adobe to unify ColdFusion, Flex, Flash with Flash Builder 4

Facebook Just Poached Another Apple Employee (AAPL, FB)

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Facebook just poached another employee from Apple. Facebook has hired away Apple's UI design manager Chris Weeldreyer to be its new product design manager, according to Inside Facebook via 9to5mac. Weeldreyer had worked as a design manager at Apple for 8 years, where he played a role in the development...
Facebook Just Poached Another Apple Employee (AAPL, FB)

Gartner: Touchscreen Mobile Device Sales will Grow 97% in 2010

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According to Gartner, the worldwide market for mobile devices with touchscreens will grow over 96% this year. Last year, consumers bought 184 million devices with touchscreens. Gartner predicts that this market will surpass 362 million units this year. By 2013, Gartner predicts, touchscreen mobile devices will account for 80% of...
Gartner: Touchscreen Mobile Device Sales will Grow 97% in 2010

Indian Streaming Music Platform Gaana's App Rolls Out Across Four Mobile Platforms

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Gaana, one of India’s top music streaming services, just launched its app, which is now available on four platforms (iOS, Android, BlackBerry and J2ME for Samsung and Nokia feature phones) to take advantage of India’s vast but fragmented mobile market. The service, operated by Times Internet, allows listeners to...
Indian Streaming Music Platform Gaana's App Rolls Out Across Four Mobile Platforms
Hulu refreshes its website UI: 55% larger video player
Former OS X chief's UpThere cloud startup starts pushing for hires with new website

Nikon's Android-powered camera isn't as cool as you think

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Various companies have been threatening in recent years to release Android-based devices that are neither tablets nor phones. Every trade show seems to have at least one refrigerator, TV, or in-car entertainment system powered by Android. These products have been almost universally held back from sale, but still the concept...
Nikon's Android-powered camera isn't as cool as you think

Here's A Rare Behind-The-Scenes Look At Apple's Headquarters In Cupertino (AAPL)

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Apple rarely gives outsiders a look inside its Cupertino headquarters, but apparently the company makes an exception when it's trying to recruit people. 9to5mac found a recent corporate recruitment video on Apple's website which provides a nice look at what goes on behind the scenes at Cupertino. The video takes...
Here's A Rare Behind-The-Scenes Look At Apple's Headquarters In Cupertino (AAPL)

RunKeeper for Android gets redesign and new features, including workout reminders and real-time pace data

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Late last year (the very last day, actually) we brought you news on RunKeeper’s new iOS app, as it strived to keep its 14 million users running. These updates? A fresh user interface and improving the ability to share photos of workouts. Now, the RunKeeper Android app has received similar...
RunKeeper for Android gets redesign and new features, including workout reminders and real-time pace data

Quip: A New iPad Twitter App With A Focus On Conversations

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I have often written about the need for developers of third-party Twitter clients to focus on different, fresh experiences aimed at providing a new take on mobile tweeting. On iOS, as I have previously argued, apps like Tweetbot, Twitterrific, and Twitter’s official client have managed to capture a large portion...
Quip: A New iPad Twitter App With A Focus On Conversations

Opera launches Next, the Chromium-based browser for Windows & Mac

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Opera has just opened for download a new browser called Next, based on the Chromium browser, Google’s open-source version of Chrome. “Completely rethinking a browser in today’s competitive market is a big thing,” said the company’s desktop software SVP, Krystian Kolondra, in a statement on the news. “Our new...
Opera launches Next, the Chromium-based browser for Windows & Mac

Square buys NYC UI design firm behind Sony and Second Life projects

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Mobile payments startup Square, just two weeks after closing more than $200 million in new funding, announced the acquisition of New York design firm 80/20. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “Square acquires 80/20, one of the best design agencies in the world, and with it, an office...
Square buys NYC UI design firm behind Sony and Second Life projects

Ousted Microsoft Windows chief Steven Sinofsky's new job? Harvard Business School teacher

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Ousted Microsoft Windows chief Steven Sinofsky has a new profession: teacher. In a tweet, he stated that he was going to be heading to Harvard Business School this spring to help educate the minds of our future leaders. It was just a month ago when Sinofsky left Microsoft rather abruptly, with some speculating that...
Ousted Microsoft Windows chief Steven Sinofsky's new job? Harvard Business School teacher

Hulu updates its iPad app with new UI, tons of tweaks that keep those streams rolling

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Hulu just rolled out a massive update to its iPad app that brings a new UI design as well as a bunch of tweaks to the app. The new version 3.0 of the Hulu Plus iPad app, which popped up in the app store Thursday, more closely mirrors the UI that...
Hulu updates its iPad app with new UI, tons of tweaks that keep those streams rolling
The illusion of life: applying animation principles to mobile UI design

Design studio Teehan+Lax updates their great UI design templates for iOS 6 and iPhone 5

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Toronto, Canada-based design studio Teehan+Lax has released an updated version of its iPhone PSD template for app designers. If you’re a designer that mocks up apps in Photoshop, this is a must-grab. The template package is meticulously assembled by the studio to make sure it’s one of the best of its kind out there,...
Design studio Teehan+Lax updates their great UI design templates for iOS 6 and iPhone 5

Smartisan OS unveiled in China, takes a fresh approach on Android UI design

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Following the likes of Meizu and Xiaomi, another star is born in the Chinese smartphone market. In fact, some may already know the man behind this new Android-based Smartisan OS: Luo Yonghao, a self-taught ex-English teacher (and later becoming the principal of his own English school until last August),...
Smartisan OS unveiled in China, takes a fresh approach on Android UI design

BBC iPlayer adds radio support to Xbox app

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Well, they certainly made you wait for it, but the BBC has finally delivered on its promise, bringing radio support to its Xbox 360 app. When iPlayer launched on the console in March, patient customers were initially left without access to the national network's vast catalog of audio programming....
BBC iPlayer adds radio support to Xbox app

We get Emotion-al with Huawei's 'UI Guy'

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Huawei's global UI design director sits down with CNET to talk about the latest version of Huawei's highly customized take on Android. [Read more]...
We get Emotion-al with Huawei's 'UI Guy'

Microsoft tries to woo iOS developers with massive design case study

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There is no way that I can fit a full synthesis of Microsoft’s new post on why it views Windows 8′s app design system as superior to that of iOS into this entry. However, I do want to give you a short window into Microsoft’s thinking. If you are of the UI/UX...
Microsoft tries to woo iOS developers with massive design case study

Daniel Borgmann: Contemporary Visual UI Design

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Daniel Borgmann: Contemporary Visual UI Design

Steven Sinofsky on iOS 7 & flat vs skeuomorphic design [video]

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With Tim Cook teasing the Jony Ive redesign of iOS 7 that we exclusively told you would be introducing a new flat design for iOS, we thought it would be interesting to get former Windows lead Steven Sinofsky’s opinion on the changes. While Sinofsky left Microsoft after 20+ years...
Steven Sinofsky on iOS 7 & flat vs skeuomorphic design [video]

Leaked Spotify Deck Reveals Early Product Sketch, 15 Million Tracks, And 500 Million Playlists

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A Spotify recruitment deck was leaked. In it are a few gems like an early UI design (right). CEO Daniel Ek tells TechCrunch it was made in MacPaint in Stockholm. "As you can tell, my drawing skills were not that great," says Ek "At the time we were only Swedish...
Leaked Spotify Deck Reveals Early Product Sketch, 15 Million Tracks, And 500 Million Playlists

Facebook hires Apple UI design manager, among two dozen other positions this week

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Facebook hired former Apple UI design manager Chris Weeldreyer to be product design manager, according to LinkedIn and Weeldryer’s Facebook Timeline. Weeldreyer had worked for Apple for eight years. He appears to have been recruited by Facebook since we have no record of the company ever having an public job...
Facebook hires Apple UI design manager, among two dozen other positions this week

In only 30 minutes Judy found a UI design flaw in iPod on the iPad http://post.ly/ZdjV

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In only 30 minutes Judy found a UI design flaw in iPod on the iPad http://post.ly/ZdjV

Mozilla ponders major Firefox UI refresh

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Mozilla is working on a revamp of Firefox to synchronize its various versions -- desktop, tablet, phone and Windows 8 Metro -- into a single visual style, according to documents posted by members of its UI design team....
Mozilla ponders major Firefox UI refresh

Developing a UI Design Pattern Library

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Developing a UI Design Pattern Library
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?