: Many blogs write about the latest trend: Responsive Design. With the arrival of smart phones and tablets, this is a logical solution for those who do not want to invest in various versions of a website for all those different devices. Is responsive design a keeper or a temporal hype? : http://www.paulolyslager.com/responsive-design-hype-solution
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: Our Mobile Planet provides insights into smartphone usage and mobile attitudes. Use it to create custom charts that will deepen your understanding of the mobile consumer and support data driven decisions in your mobile strategy. : http://www.ourmobileplanet.com/
Getting started in any field can be tricky and initially overwhelming, and UX is no exception. UX designer and UX Booth contributor Mike Altman walks green UXers through the pros and cons of working at various types of organizations right out of the gate.
: I’ve been fully focused on mobile UX design for about a year now, after a number of years of doing mostly web and desktop UX. : http://www.dmitryn.com/2011/08/11/whats-different-about-mobile-ux-design/
When talk builds about making seductive interactions, it’s nice to have people like Stephen Anderson giving us his two cents. Here are UX Booth contributor Michael Wilson’s two cents on Anderson’s two cents.
: A lot of web sites & applications make you feel a bit like Mr. Jones. That’s why we’ve pioneered the Yellow Fade Technique (YFT) in Basecamp. It’s a nifty way to subtly spotlight a recently changed area on a page. : http://37signals.com/svn/archives/000558.php
: Frog’s Robert Fabricant dissects the ways that credit-card swipes work in New York’s subway system, and finds an object lesson in user interface design. : http://www.fastcodesign.com/1665022/why-does-interaction-design-matter-lets-look-at-the-evolving-credit-card-swipe
: Some people rip off the corner of the packet with their teeth. Others, while driving, squirt the ketchup directly into their mouth, then add fries. Some forgo fries at the drive-through all together to keep from creating a mess in the car. : http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111904194604576578691502178606.html
: Without going into great detail about the structural design or integrity of a simple chair, they have four legs because if they didn’t we would fall over. We trust in this fact everyday and when we use a chair we trust that it will not fail us, but we take this fact for granted […]
Getting lost in the minutiae of user experience research can affect the way we design for the Big Picture. Writer and user experience lead Jod Kaftan discusses why and how you should strive for design transcendence.