Google's latest acquisition is Gecko Designs -- a Los Gatos, California-based industrial design firm that will help develop Google X products including self-driving cars and internet balloons.
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Leaked photos of OS X 10.10, the latest version of the Mac OS which is expected to be unveiled today at WWDC, show a much 'flatter' design similar to that of iOS with new features ported from iOS.
A new report is claiming that Apple will release an iWatch within 2014, beginning production in July. The device will feature a round display, similar to the Moto 360, and will sell at various prices.
Windows 8 UX designer talks about the decisions behind the Metro interface, as well as why they were made, and why its a necessary evil that power users must endure.
A slide deck showing the evolution of Microsoft's homepage over the past 20 years has been released and it shows the dramatic changes that have occurred to web design.
It looks like Samsung and Google are back together. With patent licensing deals, Google dropping Motorola, and Samsung coming back to Android's design ethics the two companies are closer than ever.
With Nokia's exit from the smartphone race and its legacy under threat as well as some expected changes in the Windows Phone OS, our future handsets may once again become black, dull and uninspiring.
It's been a couple of years since Twitter's last major redesign, but the website is finally getting yet another overhaul that's designed to look like the updated iOS and Android apps.
With iOS 7.1 beta 3 hitting developers yesterday, we are now getting a better look at how the OS is make subtle changes to, hopefully, keep the naysayers and haters at bay following the iOS 7 release.
Microsoft has launched a new contest asking people to come up with a cool design to be placed on the Xbox One controller, with the grand prize winner getting $1,000.
It's been a little over a month since iOS 7's debut. It's a very big change, but as time goes on, it becomes easier to realize Apple's intentions with the design and admire the OS as a whole.
The design of Apple's next-generation iPad has been extensively detailed in unofficial high-resolution images, comparing it side by side with the current model ahead of its expected launch next month.
The Twitter community is less than enthusiastic about the new blue lines now present on timelines everywhere, which link together multiple replies to form an unwanted conversation thread.
The Moto X could see a major price reduction soon, with up-front contract fees potentially getting halved. Fans of the wooden back shown at launch could also be able to select one of four finishes.
Microsoft's new 'By The Numbers' site shares a range of stats about the company's products and achievements, featuring Live Tiles and a design inspired by the Windows 8 Start screen.
Windows Phone 8.1 may still be months away, but we've had a go at visualising what it might look like, showcased on the fictional Nokia Lumia 1080 phablet. Check it out and share your thoughts.
Facebook will be launching Graph Search later on today. The smart search service was originally shown off at the beginning of the year but it will now be available for everyone.
Twitter appears to be rolling out or testing a new design, featuring more navigation options on its website that allow quicker access to certain functions, such as direct messages and lists.
In a new and extensive article, Microsoft goes over how the company has been changing their product design themes over the last few years and how they have influenced Windows 8, Surface and more.
Screenshots have leaked that appear to show a dramatic update to Gmail, adding default email categories and an updated navigation drawer on the service's mobile applications.
A new report has outlined Apple's plans for iOS 7 in far more detail, supporting recent claims that Apple is ditching "heavy textures" in favour of "flat," simple design, like that in Windows Phone.
Adobe have scrapped its Creative Suite branding, instead offering new applications through its cloud-based Creative Cloud subscription service. Is this move progressive or alienating to pro users?
iOS 7, which Apple is expected to unveil at WWDC, will featured a more "flat" design. The new design will look different to the current version of iOS, but will retain some features.
A new video courtesy of Samsung explains that the Galaxy S4 is in fact completely different from the design of the previous Galaxy S III. This time the company focused on delivering value and emotion.
A patent from 2011 has emerged that shows Nokia's ideas for a kickstand-enabled case for a tablet, similar to the Touch Cover (or Type Cover) of the Surface. Nokia's tablet ambitions have been halted.
A Branch chat between various high-profile members of the Apple community, including John Gruber and MG Siegler, has revealed that iOS 7 is running behind schedule, but will include a new design.
In an interview with Pocket-lint, Microsoft's senior marketing manager for Windows Phone, has said that Microsoft have "some say" over the Nokia Lumia devices so do not need their own phone.
A new report by the Wall Street Journal has outlined Apple's plans for iOS 7, including a new "starker and simpler" design. However, the report states that Apple is planning "conservative" changes.
A mysterious Motorola phone has appeared online, which shows a possible candidate for the "X Phone" which is rumoured to be coming out soon. The phone includes stock Android and high-end specs.
A report by Bloomberg has outlined some reasons why Apple will jump into the smart watch market during 2013, which will put Apple ahead of Google in the lucrative wearables market.
Occasionally it's interesting to look back on early computer designs, so here we have some photos (courtesy of Designboom) of early concepts for Apple computers, laptops and even tablets.
Microsoft's Bing team has tweaked the design of social results today, changing from the blue sidebar that was separate from the main search results pane that has existed since the feature launched.
A new video posted on the official Microsoft Surface YouTube channel goes into more detail about how the company designed the just launched Windows RT-based tablet.
ASUS unvelieved some interesting 'art installations' created from product design parts at 2012 Taiwan Designer's Week, including a ring made from 50 Nexus 7 cases.
HP CEO Meg Whitman has admitted in a new interview that the PC company has not "kept up on innovation" and says the company plans to create PC designs that are more unique.
Paul takes a look at five of his favorite looking smartphones of the past few years, picking out phones he appreciates the design style of. Some you may never have expected to see listed!
Microsoft has updated its logo and now we want to know your thoughts on Microsoft's latest creation. Make the jump to vote and see how others feel about Microsoft's new logo.
For the world's most valuable company, with cash reserves of $117bn, money seems to be the driving force behind its success. Not so, says Apple's design chief: "Our goal is to make great products."
Google has rolled out an updated layout to its search results, while not entirely new, it does take a few design cues from Bing. Make the jump to see what Google has done this time around.
Netflix has updated its website to feature a new layout with a consistent header. Previously the video streaming website had separate layouts for browsing its Watch Instantly movies and DVD movies.
Microsoft reveals the winner of its PC Hardware Design Project competition - a flexible keyboard that can be squeezed, bent and twisted, offering new ways to interact with computers and devices.
The new Windows 8 logo has been making noise all over the Internet as some love and some hate the new design. New videos have been posted that show a bit about how the design was created.
After last week's leak of details about Windows Phone 8, a product slide from a Nokia event has surfaced, showcasing a range of new device form factors that will soon be coming to the platform.
After a controversial switch to a new layout for the Facebook news feed, the company has changed its position. Users now have the choice to either clump together top stories or read stories in order.
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It doesn't matter if you love or loathe Twitter, but the service is popular and is growing by leaps and bounds. It wasn't long ago that Twitter unveiled a new landing page but quickly pulled...
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Last month, when the rumour mill started turning with whispers of Apple's design head, Jonathan Ive, mulling a move back to the UK, it highlighted just how critical the designer is to Apple's business. Aside...
Microsoft has just taken the wrapping paper off of one of its newest websites, windowsembedded.com. The new site was launched today at 10AM PST and is a new effort to help those who use the software...
There is something to be said about a design of your webpage, a great design will encourage traffic and help maintain loyal followers, but a poor design can have devastating results. Gizmodo recently unveiled a...