Bringing the Smartphone Interface to the Computer

Desktop Neo

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Wed, Jan 20th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

The conceptualised interface Desktop Neo takes the GUI of a smartphone and brings it to the desktop environment. Much like 10/GUI, it proves that window management is outdated by completely removing the desktop and replacing it all with a simplified, gesture-based environment focused on productivity. The interface is the brain-child of German-based designer Lennart Ziburski and yes, you're welcome to contribute.

The traditional desktop computer is struggling to adapt the simple interfaces of mobile devices while also keeping its focus on productivity. With people switching to mobile devices for mundane tasks, we have the opportunity to rethink the desktop computer with a focus on getting professional work done.

Neo is a conceptual desktop operating system interface that is built for todays people, needs and technologies. Visualized below are ideas that were designed to inspire and provoke discussions about the future of productive computing. I have no intention of taking this beyond the concept stage. [...]

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