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Submission + - How Sci-Fi Is Influencing Smartphones And Tablets (gizmodo.com.au)

lukehopewell1 writes: Prometheus is one of the better looking science fiction films of the last 10 years, and the visual effects studio behind some of the visuals has revealed that Ridley Scott was inspired by both the F-22 Raptor fighter jet through to the iPad and even right down to the Mac OS X app dock.

How are visual artists in film influencing the next generation of consumer devices like smartphones and tablets?

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How Sci-Fi Is Influencing Smartphones And Tablets

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