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20 Best UX design and Wireframing Tools for Mobile Cloud, itself is purely a set of empowering technologies. I believe that adoption of cloud on a mass level is pending only due to absolute ubiquity of the devices that can stay connected all the time. Another hurdle in adoption is the user experience and designing a cloud computing that makes user experience invisible. “Steal Good Stuff” – iOS Design Pattern Collections Nov 24, 2011 Rule Number 1 if you’re going to “borrow” from other great people is to only steal things that are worth stealing. You know, good artists borrow, great artists steal. We are dealing more and more with people in large corporations suddenly finding themselves tasked like “hey you, design this iPad app!” The problem with that is that these people often don’t yet own an iPad that they use all the time.
Deja Is Flipboard For Video (And It’s Very Slick) There’s little question that the iPad is one of the best media consumption devices ever. It’s also been a hotbed for innovation around content recommendation, with apps like Flipboard giving you a visual way to browse an array of articles you might be interested in, using Facebook and Twitter as data sources. Today, the iPad is getting another great way to consume content, and this time it’s all about video. Meet Deja, a very nice looking application launching today at TechCrunch Disrupt. The app will go live later today on the iTunes App Store (link). Calling the app slick would be an understatement — it looks very, very cool, with nifty horizontal and vertical tiles used to navigate through the app.
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