Archive for 'Mobile'

10 Tips to Get You Started with Responsive Design

10 Tips to Get You Started with Responsive Design

According to a recent study, a quarter of all Americans use mobile devices only to access the web. One out of every five people in the world own a smartphone, and over half of those people use it to surf the internet.

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3 Tricks to Make Users Think Your App Loads Faster

3 Tricks to Make Users Think Your App Loads Faster

When users are on the go, the best mobile app experience is a fast one. Although a mobile device’s connection speed is out of your control, you can still make it seem like your app loads lightning fast.

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6 Tips for Designing Graphics on Mobile Devices

6 Tips for Designing Graphics on Mobile Devices

Designing effective graphics for mobile devices is a challenge. Graphics on mobile are different from desktop devices. Designers need to understand the complexities of working with mobile technology.

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Skeuomorphic Design Should Convey Functionality

Skeuomorphic Design Should Convey Functionality

Skeuomorphism is a fancy word and technique that’s often used in the world of user interface design. However, many designers misuse skeuomorphism when they use it solely for aesthetic appeal and not for conveying functionality.

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Design Your Tablet Interfaces for Horizontal Swiping

Design Your Tablet Interfaces for Horizontal Swiping

Tablet usage is exploding. One study estimates that “90 million americans will use a tablet device in 2014″[1]. With this statistic, understanding how to design tablet interfaces is more important than ever.

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Finger-Friendly Design: Ideal Mobile Touch Target Sizes

Finger-Friendly Design: Ideal Mobile Touch Target Sizes

In darts, hitting the bulls-eye is harder to do than hitting any other part of the dartboard. This is because the bullseye is the smallest target. This same principle can also apply to touch targets on mobile devices.

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Input Types: Give Users the Right Keyboard on Mobile Forms

Input Types: Give Users the Right Keyboard on Mobile Forms

Typing is easy for most users when they do it on a computer. But when they do it on a mobile device, it’s harder for them because they can’t see all the keys on a keyboard at once.

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