The Norwegian browser firm is now thinking truly post-PC. Its Coast browser does away with traditional desktop browser elements such as tabs, forward and back buttons, and even the URL bar.
Gestures are becoming the most integral UI function on smartphones and yet most people aren’t using them to their full potential. We ask designers what they’re doing to improve user experience.
Goodreads, the popular social network and review site for book lovers, is now part of Amazon. Imagine if it had instead paired up with Readmill, which offers a superior user reading experience.
The digital age has made possible many of the human-technology interactions that once were the stuff of science fiction. But at what cost? UX designers must be aware of and accountable for the human impact of their work.
DeveloperAuction co-founder Matt Mickiewicz responds to concerns raised about the company, which runs a disruptive recruitment website, and says venture capitalists have shown investment interest.
What distinguishes an OK product from a great one? Typically it’s that intangible quality known as user experience. Henry Tsai, head of UX for Astrid, picks a few products he loves because they get it just right.
Online dating startup Zoosk uses big data techniques and technologies for a lot more than just computing which members might make the best mates. Data from its young audience well versed in social media lets the company design a user experience that matches their expectations.
Many designers say Apple’s once polished software has lost its luster. Olof Schybergson, CEO of design firm Fjord, believes Scott Forstall’s departure could spark a new era of software innovation for the company and define Tim Cook’s tenure.
Thanks to a newly published patent we now know what Apple TV 2.0 will be. It’s a highly module video processing system that can support set-top, mobile and networked implementations, fronted by a very slick user interface and remote control configuration. What it is not is an integrated TV set or any other particular device.
Will the projected 3.9 million Kindle Fire buyers this quarter end up disappointed with their new tablets? User-experience guru Jakob Nielse…