Seven Guidelines For Designing High-Performance Mobile User Experiences - Smashing Magazine. Advertisement A positive first impression is essential to relationships.
People look for trust and integrity, and they expect subsequent encounters to reflect and reinforce their first impression. The same principles apply to brands and their products. Design plays an important role in building lasting relationships with end users and, thus, in supporting the brand’s promise. Users expect mobile services to be relevant and user-friendly and to perform well. In this article, we’ll discuss performance in relation to design and present seven guidelines that can help shape design decisions related to performance while accounting for the needs of end users and businesses. Performance For Mobile People use their mobiles to enhance productivity, comfort and pleasure, everywhere and at anytime: waiting for the bus, walking on the sidewalk, checking which platform their train leaves from. Performance Supports Brand Differentiation Every product encounter affects the brand perception.
Appy Awards. It's kind of like Guitar Hero and your guitar teacher in one.
It's a tool that utilizes millions of dollars in technology research and the mind of a classical music scholar: The Rock Prodigy App. This app is aimed at guitar players of all skill levels and teaches future rock prodigies skills by using polyphonic pitch-recognition. It all sounds very technical and boring until you meet the teachers: songs from Metallica, the Grateful Dead and Fall Out Boy. Players get real-time feedback from the app, which allows for teaching without interrupting the playing. Credits: Harold Lee, Co-Founder, CEO Harold is the target market for Rock Prodigy. 7 Best Mobile Web HTML5 Framework For Mobile App Development. Sencha Touch Sencha Touch is the first HTML5 mobile web app framework.Sencha Touch allows you to develop mobile web apps that look and feel native on iPhone and Android touch devices.If you are building a complex enterprise application with a lot of visual interactions, Sencha Touch may be the best choice. it is heavily documented, with a strong professional team providing support.
Primarily through word-of-mouth alone, Basecamp has become the world’s #1 project management tool. For the last 10 years, companies have been switching to Basecamp because it’s famously easy-to-use, reliable, and It Just Works™. Combine that with our best-in-the-biz customer service, and you’ve got a unique and delightful package. Just last week, another 5,960 companies started using Basecamp.
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Now users can browse photos from their Flickr streams and stories from Google Reader as well as items shared by Facebook and Twitter friends, all in Flipboard's [iTunes link] signature magazine-style format. In addition, users can also now post Facebook status updates, tweets and photos from anywhere within the app, and they can easily share favorite content across networks (e.g., share a favorite tweet to Facebook and vice versa). It's also easier to navigate between and zoom in on items shared across these networks. App users can sort through content by looking at shared and starred posts as well as individual folders (though not unread items, unfortunately) on Google Reader as well as favorites, groups and other feeds in Flickr.
Users also have more options for sifting through Facebook content. Do you use Flipboard? The Perks of Working at Google, Facebook, Twitter and More [INFOGRAPHIC] Are you a techie looking for work?
We recently offered some tips on landing jobs at Google, Apple and Facebook, but there are more companies in the Valley than those three. And you might be wondering what the culture is like at each of these companies, as well as at LinkedIn, Twitter, Eventbrite, Gaia and Tagged. Back in August, we brought you word of awesome perks at various startups; now, we bring you perks at a number of Silicon Valley's largest and finest. From yoga to catered lunches, 401(k)s to dry cleaning, sports teams to vacation days, these tech companies seem to understand that quality of life affects productivity — and that having to run fewer errands after work means you're more likely to stay at the office.
Check out the infographic below from ResumeBear for a breakdown of who offers what perks. Every week we post a list of social media and web job opportunities. Infographic courtesy of ResumeBear. IMDb Movies & TV. Description.