Throughout the years, we’ve grown to love the Metro UI for its fluidity, intuitiveness, and usability. Today, we are going to explore the principles of the Metro design and learn valuable lessons on building a futuristic interface. The Metro user interface design was first introduced in 2006 by the Microsoft Corporation. Show More Summary
Adobe today announced that the company’s Adobe XD app will be available for Windows 10 devices later this year. For those unfamiliar, Adobe XD is a software used by designers to design user interfaces for websites and apps. In a blog post today, Adobe’s Andrew Shorten stated that the Adobe XD App for Windows 10 […]
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To err is human. Errors occur when people engage with user interfaces. Sometimes, they happen because users make mistakes. Sometimes, they happen because an app fails. Whatever the cause, these errors and how they are handled, have a huge impact on the user experience. Show More Summary
Recently, I was lucky enough to see the great Jared Spool talk (spoiler: all Spool talks are great Spool talks). In this instance, the user interface icon warned of the perils of blindly letting data drive design. I am in total agreement with 90 percent of his premise. Show More Summary
In Version 3 of Adobe’s Photoshop Express, the app’s entire interface gets a design makeover. This is a milestone of sorts since Photoshop Express rarely gets a redesign. In fact, the last time it was overhauled was more than 2.5 years ago in early 2014. Back then, Express’ new look was considered modern for its […]
Microsoft has updated the Microsoft Health app on Windows and Android, blessing the app with a new name. The app is now called the Microsoft Band app, which of course makes a lot of sense for an app designed to interface with the Microsoft Band fitness band. There is also a suggestion that Microsoft wants […]
Apple today released iOS 10, the next major operating system designed for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. iOS 10 has been described as the biggest iOS update ever, with features ranging from an overhauled Lock screen interface to half...Show More Summary
A note from the editors: To mark the publication of Designing Interface Animation, ALA managing editor Mica McPheeters and editor Caren Litherland reached out to Val Head via Google Hangouts and email for a freewheeling conversation about web animation. Show More Summary
A note from the editors: We’re pleased to share Chapter 9 of Val Head’s new book, Designing Interface Animation: Meaningful Motion for User Experience, available now from Rosenfeld. For 20% off all books purchased through rosenfeldmedia.com, use the discount code ALADIA. Show More Summary
The proxy pattern is another cool design pattern in software development. A proxy is a class working as an interface to another class or web service. For the sake of simplicity, we'll refer to proxied classes as subjects throughout the rest of the article. Show More Summary
Ancile is a free program for Windows 7 and Windows 8 devices designed to block spying and forced upgrades on those devices. Ancile is script drive, unlike most Windows privacy applications which offer a graphical user interface. While some may see that as a disadvantage, its script-nature makes it easy to check what the script […] Ghacks needs you. Show More Summary
Google is in the midst of rolling out a nifty update for its Hangouts extension for Chrome. The upgrade brings a fresh, new interface to the plugin that has been specifically designed to mimic the look of the Hangouts application for Android and iOS. Show More Summary
When developing a user interface for individuals on the autism spectrum, the use of inclusive design concepts is critical to achieving a positive user experience.
Apple kicked off their talk by discussing the new Apple Music app today, which overhauls the interface while adding lyrics, music discovery, and recommendations. “There’s a great new simple an intuitive design in iOS 10,” Tim Cook said. Show More Summary
Is the user interface an extension of the user, or is it a separate entity that speaks to the user? This is a question that designers have trouble answering when labeling their menu items.
Sony is back with a new smart phone called the Sony Xperia XZ. New Sony phones come faster than regular customers can keep up, and some are hopeful that the new device will make up for the company's previous let downs.
It's a user interface feature that we've come to accept as part of the everyday design language of mobile, but now it's finally coming to Instagram.
This appeared a little while ago.A look inside Epic's EHR design and usability teamsHealthcare IT News traveled to Epic’s campus to learn how the company thinks about design and usability. Takeaway: Health IT is hard. One vice president even said if she wanted an easier job she could just go to Facebook. Show More Summary
As new Pebble hardware starts shipping next month, Pebble launched a major firmware update that improves Pebble Health, the timeline interface, the app launcher, and iOS email actions.