Design expert Jakob Nielsen calls Microsoft's still-fresh Windows 8 operating system "a monster that terrorizes poor office workers and strangles their productivity."
Box and Yammer's cofounders explain how user-experience design may be a solution for large companies getting their "asses handed to them" by scrappy startups.
Apple scored two patents today that are a clear reminder of its obsessive attention to detail and design.
Of all the silliness in Apple and Samsung's international legal spats, the drama surrounding a court-ordered apology that Apple had to make on its U.K. site ranks among the most shameless.
Touch-based analytics startup Heatma.ps emerges from stealth mode, backed by $400K, cool technology, and good luck.
I'm guessing most of us didn't have a clue what that was yesterday, but most of us have encountered it and wondered about it in Apple products.
After losing a UK court appeal last week, Apple today posted a note on its UK site saying that Samsung didn't copy the iPad's design with its Galaxy Tab tablets.
Have any questions about Microsoft Surface? You're in luck!
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.
Still, the finale begs the question: Which will come first -- a see-through iPhone or legalized marijuana?
The Niceties blog stands as proof that regardless of rhetoric to the contrary, gorgeous, design-competitive Android apps do exist, and they're as breathtaking, sophisticated, and elegant as their Windows Phone and iOS cousins.
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HP is working to revamp its PC design, as the company loses ground to Apple, Lenovo, and the post-PC era.
Who cares about good design or bad design, Ben Huh of the wildly successful Cheezburger network of comedy sites said today at GROW 2012. According to Huh, you don't need great design to have a successful design. "We have one of the worst-looking sites on the planet," Huh admitted.
Iconic technology giant Microsoft is rolling out a new corporate logo to go along with the company's line of recently released or forthcoming major product updates -- the first time its done so in 25 years.
It's clear now that design is a big part of the mobile experience, but it's still difficult for developers to balance touch functionality with an attractive interface. Plunk fixes that.
Lately premium streaming video service Hulu is all about revamping its design, with the latest happening to its homepage.
What can one say but "Hallelujah." Your LinkedIn profile is finally getting a long-overdue facelift. And this ain't no flimsy nip and tuck, either.
You know those ladies who’ve had enough injectables to turn their lips into an approximation of water park inner tubes and their foreheads into Alaskan glaciers that will never, ever melt? Well, that’s totally not what has happened to Yelp's homepage.