UI

  • While adding a dark theme, Microsoft broke light theme for Windows Explorer

    The latest build of Windows 10 for the Windows Insider has been released and it features a dark mode for Windows Explorer for the first time. For those who love the Dark theme, more native apps supporting that dark background, light text theme is a good thing. Generally I...
  • Zuck got hands on with Facebook Reactions: Like, Love, Haha, Wow, Sad, Angry

      Facebook has just launched perhaps their biggest change to the platform since it launched. Reactions is now going live across the globe and this morning that rollout reached Australia. Geoff Teehan, Product Design Director at Facebook has detailed the design process and thinking behind the move beyond the Like button....
  • Windows 10 Build 10056 features new Solitaire Preview

    An unreleased build of Windows 10 Technical Preview has leaked to the internet. The build number is 10056 which is an upgrade from the current release to Windows Insiders of build 10049 for desktop and is a few points higher than build 10051 that shipped for phones this morning....
  • Inside the creative minds at Netflix

    During CES earlier this month, I had a chance to sit down with Netflix and tap their minds about the entertainment and video industries, and discuss some upcoming changes that will roll out later this year. Netflix says we’ve spent a decade adding more pixels to displays, but there’s...
  • PS4 interface shown off at Gamescom

    The PlayStation press conference at Gamescom has just kicked off and right out of the gate shows off their new interface. It has a very distinct Metro look to it, with it being made of tiles it’s actually a lot closer to the Xbox One UI than I’d imagined....
  • NAB update will bring Metro-style design

    National Australia Bank has another refresh on the way. If you’re a NAB customer and log out of their online portal, you’ll get taken to a promo page for the new design. As you can see in the screen shot above, their new design incorporates the squared off, clean...
  • Facebook update now available, not that you had a choice

    Facebook have just pulled the trigger on their latest UI refresh. Their continued persistence on marching forward wether users want or demand it is relentless. The changes include an change to the News Feed, It now distinguishes between the most recent stories and the Top Stories, depending on how...
  • Gmail UI update available now, check your themes

    Looks a bit different doesn’t it ? Google UI team is on a tear this week, after launching Google+, updating Calendar now comes a refresh of Gmail. Next to search, Gmail is Google’s biggest properties, so making changes to it is sure to piss a lot of people off....
  • Windows 8 UI revealed! Borrows WP7’s metro UI

    Image source: Engadget President of the Windows division at Microsoft, Steven Sinofsky has just revealed a new touch interface for Windows 8. At the D9 conference in the US, Sinofsky showcased Windows 8 features for the first time. The interview with Walt Mossberg revealed many interesting new developments for...