Google TV UI Templates

The resources for designing applications for Google TV are now released. You can download them on the GTV Resources page.

There is another page more useful for developers with the whole list of resources.

Be sure to check out the UI guidelines to get a sense of how your app will change based a the 10 foot user interface paradigm.

Android Honeycomb Stencils and Resources

I have previously posted numerous mobile stencils and wireframes, but with Google’s recent release of the new OS, we designers need the new tools:

Android Honeycomb Stencils & Sketchsheets

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Google recently released their OS designed specifically for tablets: Android Honeycomb. This is a set of stencils & sketchsheets to help you get started mocking up your GUI’s.

DroidDraw

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DroidDraw is an online tool to help you easily build graphical user interfaces for the Android cell phone platform. There’s also a standalone executable available for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux. This is a really quick way to emulate your application with almost no need to know code and focus strictly on the interface. Continue reading

iPhone & iPad Development Kits GUI Resources

These GUIs are provided from a multitude of sites, including SmashingMagazine, SpeckyBoy, Yahoo Design Library, Freshbooks and others. Please note that they are provided for free, but donations are appreciated to keep the innovation coming and reward those who worked hard to make them available.

I have had great success with the Omnigraffle Ultimate iPhone stencil and am particularly excited to use the iPhone 3  stencils.

To help streamline your iPhone app design and development, here is  a fairly comprehensive collection of iPhone & iPad GUI kits that will allow you to focus on developing rather than having to design everything from scratch.
Within this post you will find complete GUI kits and stencils, iPhone GUI elements and PSDs and finally a collection of the best icon-sets perfectly suited for the iPhone. (Some of the preview images are intentionally to large to show the as much of each GUI as possible).

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