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What Goes Wrong with Startups

January 27, 2013

What Goes Wrong with Startups January 27, 2013 Jessica Livingston, founding partner at Y Combinator, has written a detailed post about what usually can go.

Hyperlocal News Apps and Sites

January 15, 2013

Hyperlocal News Apps and Sites January 15, 2013 The online hyperlocal news industry has been a tough business for many startups. Only few have been.

Creating Beautiful User Interfaces on Android

January 13, 2013

Creating Beautiful User Interfaces on Android January 13, 2013 Lars Vogel posted slides from his informative presentation at the 2012 MobileTech Conference on SlideShare. This.

HTML5 Games Examples

January 11, 2013

HTML5 Games Examples January 11, 2013 When we posted “What’s Better? Native vs. HTML5”, some of you asked if we thought HTML5 was good to.

Create an Effective Mobile Checkout

December 17, 2012

Create an Effective Mobile Checkout December 17, 2012 Luke Wroblewski presented his strategy to rethinking mobile checkout at ETail East in Boston. This is highly.

10 Principles of Mobile Interface Design

December 12, 2012

10 Principles of Mobile Interface Design December 12, 2012 Mobile is rapidly growing and transforming every aspect of our societies and businesses. Jonathan Stark, from.

Rethinking the iPhone Lockscreen

December 7, 2012

Rethinking the iPhone Lockscreen December 7, 2012 Brent Caswell recently wrote a post on Gizmodo about how the iOS could be improved, with the main.

10 Holiday Changes to Make Right Now to Your Ecommerce Site

December 5, 2012

10 Holiday Changes to Make Right Now to Your Ecommerce Site December 5, 2012 With the holiday shopping season in full swing, CIO has created.

3 Big Insights from Today’s Top Design Thinkers

December 3, 2012

3 Big Insights from Today’s Top Design Thinkers December 3, 2012 Fast Company recently gathered a panel of the top designers to talk about the.

Does Windows 8 Have Disappointing Usability?

November 30, 2012

Does Windows 8 Have Disappointing Usability? November 30, 2012 A great deal of reports and user reviews have been coming out about Windows 8 and.

Should Your Startup Go Freemium?

November 26, 2012

Should Your Startup Go Freemium? By Julia Salem November 26, 2012 Many startups have been debating about the viability of the freemium business model. Some.

5 Perspectives on the Future of the Human Interface

November 21, 2012

5 Perspectives on the Future of the Human Interface By Julia Salem November 21, 2012 TechCrunch recently posted an intriguing article about what will be.

UX Marketplace from Human Factors International Launched

November 16, 2012

UX Marketplace from Human Factors International Launched By Julia Salem November 16, 2012 Human Factors International has recently launched the UX Marketplace. This is a.

Stop Waiting, Start Agile Marketing

November 15, 2012

Stop Waiting Start Agile Marketing By Julia Salem November 7, 2012 Marti Konstant recently wrote an excellent guest blog on NBC Chicago’s Inc. Well about.

Startup Strategies: Start Locally, Think Globally

November 14, 2012

Startup Strategies: Start Locally, Think Globally By Julia Salem November 14, 2012 Tracy Isacke recently wrote a guest post on Forbes about the next stage.

Local Activism and Community Apps and Sites

November 7, 2012

Local Activism and Community Apps and Sites By Julia Salem November 7, 2012 When disasters strike home, such as Hurricane Sandy has done for so.

Marissa Mayer’s Plans for Yahoo’s Most Important Product

November 5, 2012

Marissa Mayer’s Plans for Yahoo’s Most Important Product By Julia Salem November 5, 2012 According to Business Insider, Marissa Meyer released her plans for Yahoo’s.

4 Things Small Businesses Can Do with Mobile

November 2, 2012

4 Things Small Businesses Can Do with Mobile By Julia Salem November 2, 2012 With 5 billion mobile subscribers, no one can deny the power.

Infogr.am Officially Launches

October 27, 2012

Infogr.am Officially Launches By Julia Salem October 27, 2012 According to TechCrunch, Infogr.am has officially launched its cool info-graphics on the fly service. This web-based.

Slideshow: OxfordTech Presented MiniDates at Agile 2012

October 23, 2012

Slideshow: OxfordTech Presented MiniDates at Agile 2012 On August 16, 2012, Beverly May presented the agile and lean startup lessons she learned when creating and.

Choose the Best Platform for Your App

October 23, 2012

Choose the Best Platform for Your App By Julia Salem October 23, 2012 How can you choose the best platform for your app? Inc’s Erik.

50 Fantastic Tools for Responsive Web Design

October 21, 2012

50 Fantastic Tools for Responsive Web Design By Julia Salem October 21, 2012 Net Magazine has posted a fantastic list of responsive web design tools..

Build a Good User Experience for News Sites

October 19, 2012

Building a Good User Experience for News Sites By Julia Salem October 19, 2012 Journalism.co.uk recently posted an article that outlines eight pointers for a.

Watch: Interview with OxfordTech and MiniDates Founder, Beverly May

October 9, 2012

Watch: Interview with OxfordTech and MiniDates Founder, Beverly May By Julia Salem October 7, 2012 Oxford Tech + UX and MiniDates founder Beverly May was.

An Important Time for Design

September 20, 2012

An Important Time for Design By Julia Salem September 20, 2012 Earlier this year, A List Apart pointed out the expanding importance of design, especially.

Upcoming UX Events—Sept 2012

September 14, 2012

Upcoming UX Events–Sept 2012 By Julia Salem September 14, 2012   September may be halfway over, but there are still a lot of UX Events.

Presidential Debate on Mobile Vs. Responsive Design

September 1, 2012

Presidential Debate on Mobile Vs. Responsive Design By Julia Salem September 1, 2012 Smashing Magazine has pointed out an interesting difference between the upcoming US.

Vote For OxfordTech at SXSW 2013

August 24, 2012

Vote for OxfordTech at SXSW 2013 By Julia Salem August 24, 2012 OxfordTech has entered three panel session ideas for SXSW 2013. We could use.

Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media Login

August 15, 2012

Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media Login By Julia Salem August 15, 2012 If you’re thinking about including a social login, whether it be Facebook,.

Avoid These Lean Startup Mistakes

August 11, 2012

Avoid These Lean Startup Mistakes By Julia Salem August 11, 2012 We all make mistakes when starting a new business and we don’t always keep.