Plex media player gets new user interface and other improvements on Xbox One
If you use Plex as your primary media player on Xbox One, you’ve got a host of new improvements to look forward to. In a post titled Plexbox One X: The Emplexening, a silly reference to Microsoft’s Xbox One X, the comp...
Still many more user interface and experience changes coming to Windows 10 Mobile
In terms of its user experience and user interface Windows 10 Mobile is in most cases an evolution of Windows Phone 8.1, and if it were not for the wire frame icons could easily be mistaken for the same OS at first glance. Given t...
Microsoft continues to work on 3D "cubes" interface
Around 2 years ago we wrote about Microsoft applying for a patent for a 3D user interface based on cubes rather than tiles. At the time we wondered if these will show up in the (long delayed) next major version of the OS, but in t...
As the Windows Phone 8.1 notification center leaked, we can see a little redesign
Yesterday a screenshot of the actual Windows Phone 8.1 notification center leaked and The Verge confirmed its authenticity. Still, the notification center is not the only thing the screenshot is showing. Look a little closer and y...
Microsoft patents new "Tilt-to-Talk" and "Point to Scan" motion gestures
It seems Microsoft is set to solve one of my minor Windows Phone annoyances. We tend to scan QR codes a lot to download apps, and Windows Phone of course has that feature built-in. However to access the feature one has...
Default Windows 8 lock screen images are symbolic, meaningful
It turns out the default Windows 8 lock screen pack are not just random pretty images, but are a hidden message from the Windows 8 dev team. Revealed at the UX WEEK 2012 presentation, Jensen Harris, Director of Program Manag...
Exclusive: An interview with Hampus Jakobsson, Co-founder of TAT
We have been lucky enough to be granted an e-mail interview with Hampus Jakobsson, the co-founder of TAT, one of the most influential smartphone user interface design houses in recent years, and were able to ask the questions we a...