Author Archives: Sachendra Yadav

About Sachendra Yadav

Mobilist and Social Media enthusiast

Weathermob: Express how you feel about the Weather [App Review]

Weathermob is a niche social networking service for sharing information about local weather, much as Instagram is a service for sharing pictures. It lets you share what you’re feeling about local weather and see what your friends are saying about … Continue reading

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My first lunar eclipse

  I grew up with stories of staying away from eclipse as they harmful in some way, and even though I knew there was no substance to it as I grew up, I couldn’t get myself to break the unwritten … Continue reading

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Social User Experience with the Facebook Phone

There are quite a few rumors flying around about Facebook and HTC teaming up to build a new “social” smartphone named “Buffy” with Facebook services deeply integrated in a modified version of Android. Facebook has declined to comment on the … Continue reading

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Free Online Courses in HCI and Game Design from Top Universities

Free online courses from world’s leading universities Human Computer InteractionStanford Mobile User Experience DesignStanford Game Theory Yale Game DesignMIT Computer GraphicsIIT Introduction to Computer GraphicsIIT   Besides the free courses there’s also a paid online MS in HCI from DePaul College, … Continue reading

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Framework for Designing for Multiple Devices

Nowadays, content must be developed to be viewed and interacted with across a range of screen sizes, from smartphones to the widest flat-screens. With devices becoming increasingly abundant in our daily lives, people are shifting from device to device, and … Continue reading

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Love the innovative method Twitter uses to show Ads

I’m glad they’re not showing ads on the right panel. I bet this is targeted based on user’s tweets and follows. Very original.

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What does Excellent User Experience mean?

The user experience is how a user perceives or responds to using a product or service. At a high level, an excellent user experience is one that is: Valuable Clearly articulates the value proposition and the purpose of the product … Continue reading

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