UX

Redesigning A Revolutionary School App

Redesigning A Revolutionary School App

May 16, 2013

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…

The Importance of User Interface Design For Employees

The Importance of User Interface Design For Employees

April 30, 2013

Many business owners and entrepreneurs are fully aware that without a proper website and easy-to-use applications, it is practically impossible to remain competitive in today’s day and age. A lot of importance is being placed on the need to compete with other businesses, so that consumers are encouraged to check out the firm’s website and/or…

5 User Interface Design Features That Need To Stop

April 25, 2013

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…

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

April 12, 2013

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,…

Function vs. Design

March 27, 2013

We came across a great quote recently on an old blog post: “If you can give me an application that can accurately predict tomorrow’s stock market, I’ll put up with the grossest usability issues, even a command line interface. On the other hand, if you give me an application that tells me what already happened…

The Author of Future Technology - Hollywood

March 18, 2013

“Wow!”, “That’s amazing”, “I’d love to have it”, “Wish this was true” – That is the astonishment Hollywood movies present. It leaves us wondering, “will this really happen one day?” Hollywood is the leading hub for all kind of acts. It is a place where you meet world famous actors and actress, portraying their power…

5 Considerations Surrounding Mobile App Development: iOS vs. Android

February 28, 2013

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…

4 Ways To Create Better User Experience

May 15, 2012

One of the four factors of user experience (UX) is content. It is the visual culmination of all the thinking, testing, coding, planning, and designing that goes into a site. Users can decide in a matter of seconds if all of your painstaking effort is worth it which makes engaging them all more important.  Here…

6 Ways To Make Forms Less Painful For Users

May 11, 2012

When it comes to forms, many customers don’t like them and in some cases, that’s putting it mildly. Their reasons range from fear of being spammed to inability get the form to work to resenting the company’s attempt to start a relationship when all they want to do is click the ‘buy’ button and move…

Should Simplicity Be The Objective Of UX Design?

May 8, 2012

No one goes into UX design saying, “Let’s make this is as complex as possible.” When it comes to design and usability, simplicity is beauty while complexity is corruption.  But what constitutes simplicity? Just because something has less does that make it simpler or more desirable? Not necessarily. For one thing simplicity can be seen…