Mobile UI

Redesigning A Revolutionary School App

We’ve had the great pleasure in working with LiveSchool. LiveSchool is an app for schools and teachers that truly revolutionizes the way that classes are managed. Imagine being in grade school, and having your school performance monitored and tracked? Everything from how many times a student raised their hand, how long they’ve been on a…

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May 16, 2013

5 User Interface Design Features That Need To Stop

When designing a user interface, it is important to create a good end user experience. In fact, some features that are popular can be a real annoyance to your visitors. In this article, we will cover 5 user interface design features that are commonly seen online that provide a horrible user experience. 1. CAPTCHA As…

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April 25, 2013

The PC is still alive, and Windows 8 hasn’t killed anything

This week seems to be a hatefest towards Windows 8 and the PC. GigaOM has a post titled “The PC market is a horror show right now”, CBC reported that “PC sales plunge as Windows 8 flops”, and finally there is a post on The Motley Fool that chimes in “Microsoft’s Windows 8 has failed,…

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April 12, 2013

The Demise of Firefox?

Is Firefox really on the verge of death? Is its life span dwindling? Is it hanging on the balance and ready to topple over? These are the absolute questions in my mind as I do this write up. With some years of operation in the market as a browsing platform, I am definitely convinced that…

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March 12, 2013

5 Considerations Surrounding Mobile App Development: iOS vs. Android

We understand the challenges that many have when it comes to deciding which platform you should be developing your app on, iOS or Android? There is never a simple answer. Additionally, considerations surrounding user interface design and user experience should also be made. Here are 5 (of many) considerations that you can look at when…

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February 28, 2013

RIM unveils 7" PlayBook with 1GB Ram and 2 HD cameras

Research in Motion has announced the “PlayBook,” a 7-inch multi-touch tablet. We are yet to see how it performs in the wild but some technical aspects of it are impressive: 7-inch LCD, 1024 x 600, WSVGA, capacitive touch screen with full multi-touch and gesture support BlackBerry Tablet OS with support for symmetric multiprocessing 1 GHz dual-core processor…

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September 27, 2010

Apple App Store vs Wholesale Apps Community

The world’s leading telecommunications operators and device manufacturers are launching an open global alliance, that will establish a simple route to market for developers and provide access to the latest and widest range of innovative applications and services to as many customers as possible worldwide. Current members: América Móvil AT&T Bharti Airtel China Mobile China…

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February 15, 2010

Apple’s iPad Pros & Cons

This is what we make of Apples iPad presentation — a beautifully and smartly designed new device, which is clearly oriented towards the education market and execs on the go.

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January 29, 2010

LG Turns to Android UI

LG has announced it will  run Android in more than half of its smartphones in 2010. It is a significant change from the company’s current strategy. In 2009, only one LG smartphone ran Android and the rest were running Windows Mobile. It is a big hit for Microsoft as other companies such as Motorola, Samsung…

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January 15, 2010

Apple’s Rumoured Tablet to Have 3D Interface?

Apple has filed a patent , that describes an interface for manipulating “three-dimensional virtual objects” on a touch screen. The technology  may be used in future releases of iPhone or in the rumoured Apple tablet (iSlate?). I doubt that simply porting existed OS to a 10” touch screen may take “you-know-who’s considerable undivided attention”. Having…

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January 5, 2010