News tagged with graphical user interface

Picture-driven computing (w/ Video)

Until the 1980s, using a computer program meant memorizing a lot of commands and typing them in a line at a time, only to get lines of text back. The graphical user interface, or GUI, changed that. By representing ...

Jan 20, 2010
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Geeks the stars as Apple 'Mac' turns 30

Geeks who brought the Macintosh computer to life became Silicon Valley rock stars on Saturday, with people asking for autographs or photos while celebrating the Apple desktop machine's 30th birthday. ...

Jan 26, 2014
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Microsoft's Visual Studio will gain some Expression

(Phys.org)—This week, Microsoft design tools for Windows and Windows Phone took a surprise turn with the company's announcement that components of "Expression" were in for some big changes. Microsoft announced there will ...

Dec 22, 2012 report
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Toyota will showcase support robot for homebound

(Phys.org)—Toyota has unveiled a new single-arm robot to assist homebound residents with limited mobility. The 70-pound robot's arm has a two-fingered gripper and telescopic body to complete fundamental ...

Sep 24, 2012 weblog
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Internet Explorer 9 previewed

(PhysOrg.com) -- Microsoft has released the preview version of Internet Explorer 9, which has HTML5 integration, background compiled Javascript, and scalable vector graphics (SVG) capability.

Mar 17, 2010 report
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A 'hands-on' approach to computers

(PhysOrg.com) -- At a time when ever more aspects of our lives are moving toward the virtual, online world -- stores, newspapers, games and even social interactions -- Hiroshi Ishii seems to be swimming against ...

Apr 06, 2009
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