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Farewell mouse and keyboard?

Is it time to say farewell to our mice and keyboards? That is what Leap motion claims. In the past months, we have heard of many promising projects aiming to substitute mouse or keyboard input to a personal computer – an aspect of HCI discussed and researched for over a decade. So what is the […]

UX and GUI Guides from Vendors and Manufacturers

One of the most important considerations for a developer – when writing code for an application or website – is to ensure a good level of usability, a task quite difficult as more often than not users have their… own way of classifying usability in applications and consequently turning them into favorites or not. UX […]

WebAPI: The Mozilla Proposal For Smartphones (The Open App Interface)

WebAPI is basically an idea from Mozilla which promises to bridge the gap between native and web applications. With the constant development of Mobile Applications for handheld devices there are quite a few solutions and frameworks out there for developers, but these solutions always refer to closed OS environments. On the other hand, there is […]

Dual Boot Handsets

Many people, we are sure, remember the early days where everyone was struggling to setup their PC in a way that it had two Operating Systems (Windows & Linux) on a Dual Boot mode. People may still struggle for that matter! If it was correctly setup GRUB would display an option to choose the OS to boot. […]

The death of the ‘mechanical’ keyboard

During the Christmas break, we got a visit from some friends, along with their two kids (2 years and 5 months old respectively). What stood out during their visit, was how children discover, understand and use current technology. Here is how it all started… During one of our endless discussions, next to the fireplace,  about […]