3 articles Tag flat ui

UI Bits: Start Alarm Clock by Tack

Start is a flat ui, gestured based alarm clock and stopwatch app by Tack Mobile. Right now you can’t wake up to music, but I think they are planning on it in the future. Right now you can wake up to various sounds provided in the app and then set the app to open another app (Rdio, Path, Facebook, etc), once the alarm has gone off. The app boasts a slick & flat-ish UI, something …

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The flat color user interface trend + apps with gestures, Part II: A Happy Medium

Right after I wrote my last post, I saw this post from Jeremy Olson, “Buttons are not the enemy,” where he made a valid point that it only makes sense to have gesture-only interfaces on simple apps:

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The flat color user interface trend + apps with gestures

I’m getting really tired of the super skeuomorphism that many of the Apple apps have, and its starting to look really dated. Surprisingly, Windows Phone and the new Android ICS Holo UI are more modern looking their with flat UI. I’m fascinated by the the trend of apps that have a very flat and colorful UI. I’m kinda digging it.

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