For everyone who works for an employee, as a freelancer or in a company, there are certain design elements that cannot be ignored. These elements enclose every aspect of their professional lives, as the logos they create to give life to brands, the business cards and flyers to promote their abilities, the invoices and quotations to keep a record of their sales and other components that make a business thrive.
In this article we will make a review about the crucial aspects of UX to have in mind before start working in your product and produce excellent results.
The semantic web is usually related to the web 3.0, and it is a mixture of linked information so it can be easily processed by machines to deliver better results to users. It’s main idea is to add semantic metadata to every piece of information. These additional pieces of data not only describe content itself, but they also provide a meaning to it and create a relationship between diverse pieces of information, with the purpose of improving the quality of Internet.
There’s no doubt newsletters are one of the most important channels to keep an informed audience and engaged users. Back in the days when there were no social networks, email was the biggest way to deliver information, and nowadays, even though people spend most of their time in social networks, email still remains as a source of personal contact that seems to be not going away. We know this because of the personal and private connection people still keep with their inboxes, and when users gives you access to their email address, you know you have the biggest asset you can get: their trust.
Our world is already connected in ways we didn’t even imagine a few years ago, and it’s going to be connected even more with the help the expansion of several technologies like the Internet itself (mainly in parts of the developing world), mobile adoption around the world and the implementation of cloud-based services, making our lives easier. We are starting to see more and more options regarding app design; some of them really good, some very awful, but still, something you need to pay attention to.
It’s been a long wait, but it’s finally here. We’ve got the solution for those who’ve been after a quality UI kit for website and app design needs: it’s PixelKit, a powerful library offers amazingly high quality UI kits and many other resources for discerning designers.
There’s no doubt that one of the most awaited products of the decade has been Google Glass. There’s also no doubt Google Glass will change the way we see the world. The step Google is about to do is just enough to engage humanity with augmented reality, which is the ability of a system to adding or subtracting information in order to manipulate the perception of reality. The possibility for applications of this technology are huge, and they range from motion systems helping drivers move safely across the city, to information systems for solving all kinds of issues in a wide range of scenarios. The most important of its kind so far, taking into account that it’s not the first attempt to create an augmented reality device, is Google Glass. For what it represents, its design, the way the device works and most of all, its promising future, it has become part of the popular culture, and it isn’t even out yet.
Nowadays, there are countless mobile devices for all kinds of users, and that wide range of appliances is making more companies get interested in a piece of the cake. The most popular of the operating systems created for them are iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Both have great features, and that’s why they have become so popular, but of course, the influence of every company behind their own creation plays a fundamental role in their development, deployment and success, no wonder these companies are Apple, Google and Microsoft respectively.
Creating a website may be one of the things we have to do eventually; whether we create a small blog or a massive network of media websites, at some point comes the big question: is the daily effort I put in this really worthwhile? You might be experiencing low (or not at all) traffic, and maybe, just maybe, that’s because of your website’s design. This article is going to address the main features and characteristics that make a website special and frequently visited, as well as showing other aspects that affect usability.
Some time ago, Apple released its newest OS for mobile, the well known and omnipresent iOS 7. It’s changed from a stylized and pixel perfect designed skeuomorphic user interface to a flat one with nice effects that let us see what the company wants to establish in terms of design. iOS 7, without any doubts, has taken over the world; no wonder it already has been installed in 250 million devices across the planet, more or less, 70 percent of its market share.