Can We Please Move Past Apple’s Silly, Faux-Real UIs?

There’s some great stuff in this article. Tom Hobbs does a good job breaking down the difference between simplicity, and the appearance thereof. I’d like to see more innovative interface design come out of Apple, but I think they’re making a solid compromise in the end.

Where interfaces are going is closer to the iPhone than the Mac. Voice controls are inherently more simple than onscreen ones when you’re able to trust them.