Category Archives: UI Design

How User Interfaces can make or break a new service

Small Update: Just saw that Joshua Porter wrote a nice post in which he states that design (not just UI) is becoming increasingly important. Ties in nicely with this post 😉 One of the most difficult things to get right … Continue reading

Posted in Beta releases, Flock, Friendfeed, iPhone, Minggl, Twitter, UI Design, User Interface as a success factor, web 2.0, Wixi | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Web 2.0 has brought democracy, but it comes at a cost

I read a few different posts this morning and they inspired me for this one. First there was a post by Betsy Schiffman writing about the Web 2.0 Expo. She writes: Now that the first burst of enthusiasm for social … Continue reading

Posted in Rolf Skyberg, UI Design, user centric innovation, web 2.0 EXPO 2008 | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

The usability of mobile phones could be so much better

A few days ago I realised (yet again) that the mobile phone could be made so much better. In such a way that the interface would start working for me as a user, instead of me having to work the … Continue reading

Posted in Android Mobile OS, Google, Mobile, Nokia N95, SMS, Twitter, UI Design | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Who is going to add value to my remote control of life?

Today is another day after, this time the day after Google announced its Android Mobile OS initiative. Incredible amounts of posts have already been written about it, many of them talking about the breaking news, a lot of them analysing … Continue reading

Posted in Android Mobile OS, Google, Location Based Services, mass adoption, Mobile Internet, Nokia N95, personal, remote control of life, Shozu, UI Design | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Poor UI design inhibits mass adoption of web 2.0 services

I am often curious about new products and services. Particularly interested in the intuitiveness of the user interface and the way the product or service presents its functionalities to me. Just a few of the products and services I tried … Continue reading

Posted in community development, mass adoption, UI Design, web 2.0 | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

Sending my mobile pictures to the Internet is easy (yeah right!)

I have always considered myself reasonably capable of trying out new technologies. I usually can set up devices without reading the manuals (not cool, right?), have a reasonable intuition to follow the manufacturers weird UI thinking in getting things working. … Continue reading

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Posted in Facebook, Flickr, Mobile Internet, Nokia N95, Shozu, UI Design | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments