iOS 6.1 LTE tests from Helsinki

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Apple updated the iOS operating system to version 6.1 this week. This update enabled the long waited LTE capabilities of recent iPhones and iPads in Finland for carriers Sonera, DNA, Elisa and also Elisa’s sister company Saunalahti. In this post

The Psychological Basis for UI Design Rules

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Stanford University guest speaker Jeff Johnson of UI Wizards shares how design mentality has changed over the years and where it is heading in the future. He draws on experiences from his own career to give the students a better

Magic Cap Cellphone Demo August 1995

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Magic Cap was General Magic’s platform for “personal intelligent communicators” that was created in the early 1990’s. Sony and Motorola shipped Magic Cap devices in 1994. In 1995, we adapted the platform to make it suitable for cellphones using a

Frox UI Demo, January 1990

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Demo of a prototype for Frox, a ground-breaking computer-based home entertainment system founded by Hartmut Esslinger. The Frox prototype was written by Andy Hertzfeid in 1989; this video was made in January 1990.

Disney Creates Printed Objects

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Now this is something new and interesting. Totally Scifi. — Disney Creates A Method To Turn Any 3-D Surface Into A Display at Fastcodesign.com

Photosmith 2.0 — “Lightroom On Your iPad”

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Pretty cool features on an iPad app: Wirelessly sync your unsorted backlog from Lightroom with our free plugin Sort and filter your photos Organize them into collections Apply star ratings and color labels Apply keywords and IPTC metadata individually, in

Inge Druckrey: Teaching to See

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[Video is not embeddable after all so see the links below.] This [film] is about patient and dedicated teaching, about learning to look and visualize in order to design, about the importance of drawing. It is one designer’s personal experience

GALAXY SIII Design Story

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Quite beautiful video, but quite familiar at the same time, huh?

Curiosity’s Seven Minutes of Terror

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Once more: Curiosity’s Seven Minutes of Terror is a scary video of how hard it was to land on Mars this Monday. Here’s also a stop motion video of the last 2.5 minutes of landing as seen by the space