The handset maker will bring its flagship G3 UX to a wide range of smartphones and tablets later this year.
The upcoming "L" version of Android version brings a new user interface, and Google's Web apps will adopt it, too. It's one of many new Android features Google showed at its Google I/O show.
The technology may not actually come to future versions, given the "flatter" design in Apple's latest OS X effort, Yosemite.
Former Apple chief scientist Larry Tesler and user interface head at Amazon and Yahoo likes the latest version of iOS despite some annoying issues, such as the wiggle mode.
It's not just about redesigned remotes; smart TVs have opened up a whole new array of ways to interact with your TV.
At WWDC in San Francisco, Apple shows off the new look and feel of its latest mobile operating system, which sports a new, cleaner design.
The next Google Play, version 4.0, allegedly will come with larger images and a more streamlined design to help users find apps and media more efficiently.
Sony has shown off what the user interface for its PlayStation 4 will look like, along with some examples of how the PS4 will work with tablets and smartphones.
The companies didn't announce the transaction until yesterday, despite it taking place in the third quarter of 2012.