Quite an interesting read from UX Magazine. Here’s a taste: Looking at the next five years, the role of interface design will only increase in importance as companies compete to win market share worldwide. Ease of use is essential to winning hearts, minds, and customers. With consumer product companies in heated competition, I anticipate a […]
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From 456 Berea St: Apple’s iOS, which is what iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad run, has many accessibility features built-in, but it does not correct colour blindness (which should perhaps be called colour vision deficiency instead). But now there is an iPhone app (also available for Android) that does just that. Dan Kaminsky’s DanKam is an augmented reality […]
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/readwriteweb/~3/iT-7bcZrbQM/survey_finds_high_rate_of_tablet_adoption_among_us.php Mobile VOIP company Rebtel has released results from its latest study on U.S. immigrant consumer mobile usage and behavior. According to its findings, 13% of those who responded said they currently own a tablet device, representing approximately five million Americans. According to the survey, the iPad remains the tablet of choice for immigrants, with […]
http://www.engadget.com/2011/02/20/ixonos-shows-off-windowed-ui-for-android/ An interesting experiment, but I think I have to agree with Engadget. This might be a step backwards.
Nice. Personally, I like the Sense UI on my Incredible, and I use Zeam on my hacked Nook. This looks like a feature-rich up-and-coming alternative though. If you still can’t decide between ADWLauncher and LauncherPro for Android, you might want to check out Go, which brings the best features of each (like gestures, extra screens, […]
Well, this looks interesting. Spritebox is a WYSIWYG tool to help web designers quickly and easily create CSS classes and IDs from a single sprite image. It is based on the principle of using the background-position property to align areas of a sprite image into block elements of a web page. It was made using […]
Now, this is pretty damned interesting: Android: ShareKeyboard links your computer keyboard and your Android phone via Wi-Fi for easy cross-device typing and text sharing using nothing more than the Android app and the host computer’s web browser.
A nice little webapp is highlighted on Lifehacker this morning. You want an Android phone, but that’s the only thing you know for sure. Which phones have physical keyboards, decent cameras, and are available on your carrier, or unlocked? Webapp Droidthing provides a toggle-switched comparison of all your Android phone options.
Speckyboy Design Magazine has a great collection of emulators to test apps and sites for iPhone, Blackberry, Android, Symbian and Palm operating systems. I’m going to have to grab these and start playing…