Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 20th Jan 2013 23:42 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces Ever since I bought my HTC HD7 way back in October 2010, I have been hooked on Windows Phone. Without even being able to test-drive the new operating system (The Netherlands didn't get Windows Phone 7 until a year later), I imported the HD7 from the US - the minimalist, stark, clean, flat, and textual interface spoke to me, and I just knew I would like it. And like it, I did.
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Bland
by Treza on Mon 21st Jan 2013 21:27 UTC
Treza
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2006-01-11

I have the impression that the skeuomorphism in Apple products is there to balance the blandness of the actual hardware.

Apple builds chunks of metal and glass without textures, these textures eventually appears on the screen.

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RE: Bland
by Morgan on Tue 22nd Jan 2013 04:15 in reply to "Bland"
Morgan Member since:
2005-06-29

That's how I've seen it since their push towards grey metal and dark glass over the past decade. The computer itself is the picture frame: Industrial, understated and subtle. The interface is the actual "picture" to be admired, with its popping icons and fluid movements.

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