Latest User interface Stories

Which Would You Prefer - iPhone 5 Or iPad Mini
2012-08-09 12:40:01

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There is no shortage of charts, graphs, slides and visualizations which support the claim that Apple is sitting proudly at the top of their game and only getting better. If you´re looking for real world data to this effect rather than analyst notes and a sundry of statistics, consider this point: People are excited about the iPhone 5 and iPad Mini. In fact, many are putting aside some cash to purchase these devices whenever...

What Gives A City Its Unique Look?
2012-08-08 05:26:01

[ Watch the Video: What Makes Paris Look like Paris? ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most major cities have a unique look. You can identify them not only from the distinctive skylines, but there's always that little something else that almost defies explanation. Paris, especially, has a look that is all its own that goes beyond major landmarks like the Eiffel Tower or Notre Dame. What is it, though, that gives Paris that distinctive look and feel?...

Tablet Buyers Driven By Apps And Price
2012-08-08 05:09:59

Derek Walter for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A recent survey confirms what many have felt about consumer preferences in tablets: those with high brand loyalty and who crave the best apps are drawn to the iPad. Yet the news isn´t just good for Apple; data indicates that the majority of tablet owners are satisfied with their devices and use them for a wide array of content. The comScore survey, a monthly effort dubbed TabLens, looked at demographic and other tendencies for...

2012-08-07 18:43:10

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online I understand. There are probably some of you who are still quite skeptical that the next iPhone will, indeed, boast a new 3.999-inch display. You´re right. They haven´t even announced the thing yet. For all we know, Apple´s next smartphone could be shaped more like Microsoft´s failed Kin One testudine atrocity than their iconic Braun-like designs of years past. Sure, we´ve seen a plethora of pictures...

Latest User interface Reference Libraries

2010-10-01 18:20:53

A computer terminal is an electromechanical hardware device that is used for entering data into a computer and displaying it. Although the first terminals were cost efficient, they were very slow compared to punched cards for input. As the technology enhanced and video displays were introduced, timesharing systems were developed and evolved to make up for any other problems. A terminal functions to display data and assist with data input. Historically, the first terminals were...

2010-09-13 11:21:26

In relation to computing, a mouse is a pointing device that operates by detecting two-dimensional motion that is relative to the surface that supports it. Typically a mouse is an object held under the user's hand. It may have one or more buttons or wheels which allow the user to perform operations or other features that provide more control or dimensional input. The mouse's motion generally translates into the motion of a cursor on a display. The first mouse prototype was invented in 1963...

2010-09-09 17:33:23

Mainframe computers are powerful devices that are mainly used by big companies for critical applications and bulk data processing. The name comes from their substantial size and certain power requirements. It originally referred to the sizeable cabinets where the central processing unit and main memory were located; today, however, it is used to distinguish high-end commercial machines from less powerful ones. In the 1960s, most significant computer system designs were set and established...

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