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Common Misconceptions About Touchscreens

June 7, 2013

Common Misconceptions About Touchscreens Touchscreen devices have been around for decades. At this point, many designers and developers believe they know everything there is to.

25 Best Examples of Flat UI Design Websites

May 25, 2013

25 Best Examples of Flat UI Design Websites May 25, 2013 There’s been a lot of talk in the UX community about Flat Design, which.

A Great UI Is Invisible

May 16, 2013

A Great UI Is Invisible May 16, 2013 “Users come to websites in order to achieve a goal,” such as read an article, buy new.

Designing User-Friendly Robots

February 24, 2013

Designing User-Friendly Robots February 24, 2013 We recently came across an interesting video of Angelica Lim discussing how robots could be more user-friendly and what.

How to Provide Tablet Optimized UX

February 19, 2013

How to Provide Tablet Optimized UX February 19, 2013 According to David Moth’s article in Econsultancy, “tablets are now finally being recognised as an entirely.

Six Ways to Design a User Friendly Landing Page for QR Codes

February 15, 2013

Six Ways to Design a User Friendly Landing Page for QR Codes February 15, 2013 QR codes can be a fun and creative way to.

50 Gorgeous Android Apps

February 12, 2013

50 Gorgeous Android Apps February 12, 2013 Recently, the news has been buzzing about the popularity of Android phones, which has led to a drastic.

A New Approach to Information Architecture

February 8, 2013

A New Approach to Information Architecture February 8, 2013 Susan Rits recently posted about her approach to good IA through the example of Let’s Lunch.

UI vs UX: What’s the Difference?

February 6, 2013

UI vs UX: What’s the Difference? February 6, 2013 This post from Dain Miller brings up an intriguing question. What IS the difference between UI.

UI Design Guidelines for Responsive Design

January 29, 2013

UI Design Guidelines for Responsive Design January 29, 2013 Codrops blog has a great post from Kayla Knight that discusses guidelines and tips to consider.

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.

Designing Life-Changing Health Solutions

January 9, 2013

Designing Life-Changing Health Solutions January 9, 2013 Giorgio Baresi posted an interesting article on Design Mind about how to design life-changing solutions. The quick spread.

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.

9 Tips for Creating GREAT User Experience

December 14, 2012

9 Tips for Creating GREAT User Experience December 14, 2012 Upside Learning recently posted an excellent list of user experience design tips that every web.

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.

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.

What’s Better? Native vs. HTML5

November 23, 2012

What’s Better? Native vs. HTML5 By Julia Salem November 23, 2012 Hot Studio posted an article that explains why their company believes HTML5 can meet.

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.

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.

Get More Tweets with 5 UX Tips for Boosting Your Site’s Virality

November 9, 2012

Get More Tweets with 5 UX Tips for Boosting Your Site’s Virality By Julia Salem November 9, 2012 KISSmetrics has posted 5 viral UX Tips.

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.

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.

Is UX Strategy Incompatible with Agile or Lean UX?

October 16, 2012

Is UX Strategy Incompatible with Agile or Lean UX? By Julia Salem October 16, 2012 UX Matters writer Paul Bryan recently wrote an insightful article.

Create a S.M.A.R.T User Experience Strategy

October 15, 2012

Create a S.M.A.R.T User Experience Strategy By Julia Salem October 15, 2012 Dickson Fong published a useful article on Smashing Magazine about the S.M.A.R.T user.

Bad Example: How Not To Display Products

October 7, 2012

Bad Example: How Not To Display Products By Julia Salem October 7, 2012 Paul Sherman, from the Usability Blog, has posted a few examples of.

Top 10 Mistakes in Web Design

October 6, 2012

Top 10 Mistakes in Web Design By Julia Salem October 6, 2012 Does your website have PDF files for online reading, non-scannable text, or fixed.

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.