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Podcast Episode 1

In this first episode of the Frontended  Podcast we have six selected abstracts from the Proceedings of the 2010 ACM Symposium on the User Interface Software and Technology.

  • Imaginary interfaces: spatial interaction with empty hands and without visual feedback
  • Phone touch: a technique for direct phone interaction on surface
  • Hands-on math: A page based multi-touch and pen-based desktop for technical work and problem solving
  • Pen+Touch = new tools
  • Mixture model based label association techniques for wed accessibility
  • Squeezeblock: using a virtual springs and mobile devices for device-free interaction

You can find all of these at the following hcibib.org link:

http://hcibib.org/bibtoc.cgi?abstracts=true&file=bibdata/UIST10*

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Gesture-based typing for mobile phones.

Guess what! I’m writing this directly from mt phone using a relatively new input tool called swype.
Whereas all past input methods for phones required single-key entry, swype lets you enter whole words just but swyping your finger around the onscreen keyboard. It’s extremely easy to use and fast! Your should try it!

Code Bubbles IDE for Java Developers

Excellent new concepts for working with code in an Eclipse-based IDE