ENTRIES TAGGED "usability"
"Designing Mobile Interfaces" co-author Steven Hoober on common UI mistakes.
In this interview, “Designing Mobile Interfaces” co-author Steven Hoober discusses common mobile interface mistakes, and he offers his thoughts on the latest mobile device trends — including why the addition of gestures and sensors isn’t wholly positive.
Five data predictions for 2012, a Kindle Single and long-form journalism, and the frustrations of the mobile experience.
This week on O'Reilly: Edd Dumbill offered five big data predictions for the year to come, Marc Herman discussed his new Kindle Single and how that platform could help long-form journalism, and Joshua Bixby examined mobile frustrations and expectations.
Joshua Bixby on mobile speed, platform optimization and KPIs.
Mobile used to carry built-in caveats around speed and design, but those excuses are now wearing thin. In this interview, Strangeloop's Joshua Bixby discusses the evolution of mobile expectations and how companies should adapt.
The big question: How do we make digital books as satisfying as their print predecessors?
The three chapters in the free preview edition of "Breaking the Page: Transforming Books and the Reading Experience" focus on browsing, searching, and navigating.
Andy Hertzfeld on the Macintosh's early days and its long-term legacy.
With "Revolution in the Valley" making its paperback debut and the work of Steve Jobs fresh in people's minds, we checked in with Andy Hertzfeld to discuss the legacy of the first Macintosh.
Embedded information makes animated visualizations more accessible.
An animated visualization from NASA shows how subtitles and simple narration can make complex graphics easier to understand. We need more of this.
How would content look, feel and act in an unlimited space?
Imagine a canvas that's elastic and infinite. Now consider the content that could exist in this domain. How would it work? How would you interact with it? Pete Meyers considers these questions and more.
Moving from "tablet-plus-laptop" to "tablet-only."
What will it take for tablets to equal — or surpass — their laptop cousins? See specific wish lists and weigh in with your own thoughts.