The Yo! Mobile Application – Is It A Summer Fad, Or Does It Have An Actual Future?

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People often say that there’s an app for everything - and Yo! could be the very proof of that statement. Its single function is to allow users to send ‘Yo’ in the form of a simple text message. Yes, that’s it. It does nothing else. Indeed we have already said that one of the cardinal usability rules for mobile sites and apps is to keep it simple. We have also said that … [Read more...]

30 Useful User Experience (UX) Tools

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With the growing access to online services, websites and web applications have developed to become increasingly complex. If you are reading this article, the chances are you use the Internet not only to relax but also for work. Perhaps even for running your own business. The success of every business depends on aligning business goals with customer needs. You can use variety … [Read more...]

How To Boost Your A/B Testing Effectiveness With Attention Tracking

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Cutting to the chase, this article can be useful for you if you’re dealing with one of these two (or both) situations: You’re still working on or have just launched the site. You’re suffering from poor traffic which makes split testing inapplicable. At the same time you’re very ambitious for testing things out, mostly to cool things down in the office and actually start … [Read more...]

Attensee: An Eye Tracking Alternative That Actually Works

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The ability to see what the user is seeing can bring another perspective to understanding how a website design is performing. Once a user visits your site, you don’t have much time to act. The way you use the little amount of his/her attention results in the ROI rate of your traffic spends. Is the CTA button you’ve put so much hope in seen at all? No? Maybe the stock picture is … [Read more...]

InkyDeals – Great Deals On Design Resources

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Finding quality design products at unbeatable prices is quite difficult. So, if you are interested in buying exceptional resources to improve yourself and your own work, then InkyDeals is the site for you. With over 300,000 design aficionados in the community you will definitely find something ideal for you; whether a graphic designer, a web designer, a developer or even a … [Read more...]

Improve Your Sound By Understanding Room Acoustics

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It's nearly inevitable that when people find out I review audio and home theater equipment they ask me the same question: "Who makes the best speakers?" My reply is always the same: "Describe your room." My room? What on earth does the room have to do with getting great speakers? As it turns out, it has everything to do with it. I have a degree in recording engineering, a field … [Read more...]

Create Online Publications with FlippingBook Publisher

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FlippingBook Publisher is a software application designed to facilitate the creation of digital catalogs, online magazines and digital brochures with a realistic 3D page flip effect. The intuitive user interface makes it very easy even for a non-technical person to create these amazing digital presentations. So how does FlippingBook work? If you already have the document … [Read more...]

Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard K400 Review

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The Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard K400 might just as well be the best keyboard for your living room. This is because it is not just any wireless keyboard – that is too bulky for the living room or too small for productivity. It is just the right size for anyone who uses a Home Theatre PC (HTPC). In fact, the K400 is small, wireless and has an in-built touchpad. And if that … [Read more...]

Lootback – Get Cash Back When You Buy Web Design Stuff

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Love them or hate them, every designer needs to purchase themes, stock photographs, vectors or videos at some point in their life. Indeed, these ready-made goodies offer a cost-effective and time-saving alternative that can be essential when delivering your creation against tight deadlines and limited budgets. While one-off purchases are relatively cheap, having multiple … [Read more...]

LG PG60G LED MiniBeam Projector Review

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The LG PG60G LED MiniBeam is a wireless and portable projector that is a must-have tool for any creative digital artist. With its distinctive retro look which makes it look more like a miniature 1950's camera, the LG PG60G is very compact and can easily fit in the palm of your hand. Since it sits vertically (unlike traditional projectors which are low and flat), it requires … [Read more...]

7 Essential WordPress User Experience Plugins

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Starting up your WordPress blog or website is exciting, and there are so many plugins that you can use to make it nicer and with more functionality that it is tempting to want to use them all. Each one seems absolutely necessary for your site, and why not use it if it’s free, right? (Lead image source: Jolalmo) Well, this is not always true. Sometimes, the plugins available … [Read more...]

SkyPhrase: Natural Language Processing For Google Analytics

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It’s really important to understand who is visiting your web site or blog - who referred your visitors, which cities are they accessing it from, which pages they visited the most, which search keywords led to visitors who buy the most stuff, etc. All of these questions help you know your visitors better and through this you can further modify your website in order to help … [Read more...]

Bose OE2i Headphones Review

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Stylish, compact, practical … and after all, Bose. So many words to describe what are being hailed as the next generation of headphones - the Bose OE2 and OE2i. This second generation of Bose on-ear headphones have a contoured headband and a lightweight frame that is very comfortable and places just enough of a mild pressure on the distinctive oval-shaped flat … [Read more...]

BrowseEmAll: Cross-Browser Compatibility Testing Made Easy

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It is every web designer and developer’s nightmare. A well-coded website that runs fine in all web browsers but which gives a problem in a particular browser or a version of it. And this, despite the adherence to coding in standard-compliant HTML and CSS. Needless to say, cross-browser compatibility is an essential requirement especially from a user experience point of view. … [Read more...]

UsabilityTools Review – More Research For Less Money

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UsabilityTools.com seems to answer the needs of UX researchers, designers and marketers all combined. It’s a comprehensive testing platform with 9 tools you’d normally use separately via multiple different services and paying twice the price for it. Although it seems like a real competition killer, because of offering more for less money, still the market is overruled by … [Read more...]

Pressy Review: Redefining Smartphone Interaction

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Touchscreens, without a doubt, have changed the way we interact with our devices so much that to see a smartphone with buttons psychologically triggers us to automatically make us feel contempt for the device. It’s no wonder that Blackberry unfortunately collapsed. The touchscreen allows for maximum flexibility. You can't go wrong allowing maximum utilization of the screen. … [Read more...]

Samsung Printer Xpress C410 460 Series Review

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The way we print has been revolutionized to just a tap of our phone on a printer and it’s as easy as that. Samsung has recently launched a very efficient way of printing…just by tapping your smartphone on the printer. It is not a new technology; however, Samsung makes it look so brilliant! The key to Samsung’s success is integration. Samsung manages to integrate complex ways … [Read more...]

Depositphotos – Buying and Selling Stock Images Made Easy

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Stock images - love them or hate them, they are very often a must for any designer - whether for graphic design, web design or print design. The reason is simple - they can save a lot of time and money that would have otherwise been spent on hiring a photographer. Of course, hiring a photographer has its own advantages such as the fact that photos are unique and tailor-made for … [Read more...]