New from Google Creative Labs & Larva Labs.
Change to little green android on your mobile, into an avatar of your choosing. Get tshirts and badges printed.
The app looks super easy to use. Tap to toggle.
The tween.js animations on the site are great too. Very Flash-like.
Chances are you’ve already seen this, but here’s g-speak from Oblong Industries.
g-speak overview 1828121108 from john underkoffler on Vimeo.
If some of the core ideas are familiar from the film Minority Report, the similarity is no coincidence.
One of Oblong’s founders served as science advisor to Minority Report and based the design of those scenes directly on his work at MIT.
Microsoft have dropped the word Vista from all their advertising; but under the hood they’re making changes too.
It was big news when they removed bundled apps from Window 7 so they can focus on the core OS; meaning faster development and quicker smaller updates.
They’re also making smaller important UI tweaks and improvements.
Windows 7 Preview Taskbar
Windows 7 Window Resizing
Window 7 Preview Gestures
Nice easy wins from Microsoft. I hope the Mac team are paying attention.