Category Archives: User Experience

How NOT to design for multiple screens: Pulse iPhone App Usability issues


Pulse is a news reader that aggregates feeds from various sources using RSS and presents them in a good looking interface. I’ve been using RSS Readers for a while and at a first glance Pulse seemed like a great leg … Continue reading

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Designing for Mobile: Mobile Web Vs Native Apps


There’s a big debate out there on this topic but there’s no silver bullet. Mobile web and native apps offer different benefits and serve different audiences. You need to look at what experience your app needs to deliver? What you … Continue reading

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The Smartphone Apps you use reveal your personality


The type of apps you install on your Smartphone can give away lots about your personality, a Cornell University study has found. The apps you add to your Smartphone, from games to stock tickers, can tag you as one of … Continue reading

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Android Gingerbread to focus on user experience and fragmentation to counter iPhone


Google’s core competency is engineering, not UX, and it showed through in its mastery of the implementation of features with iPhone always trying to catch up like with multi-tasking and copy/paste. However, Android UI looks plain vanilla compared to the … Continue reading

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The delicate art of balancing commercial imperative and user experience


I chanced upon this great presentation by Priya Prakash, Creative Director for Consumer Experience at Nokia. She talks about one of the toughest topics facing designers: how to strike a balance between the commercial imperative of revenue generation techniques and … Continue reading

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In the mobile world, it is all about the user experience


Value for money is a perception, or to put it more simply, a feeling. It is the state of mind that a customer has. The old method of “more features – more value” is not relevant anymore. As per a … Continue reading

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Netbooks lead the way on how we’ll be using our mobile phones in the near future


Netbooks are set to revolutionize the mega-trend “Cloud computing” sweeping the technology landscape. Based on some findings released by ThinkFree based on a survey they conducted, Netbooks are mainly being used for for business, entertainment and communication. Another survey noted … Continue reading

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