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Top 8 Curated Tips to Improve User Experience

One of the secrets of successful business websites is on how they can make a very good lasting impression on their visitors, making them so impressed …

Can Android Wear’s Virtual Watch Faces Become Apps For Fashion?

Google’s virtual watch face store is officially open for business. And just like apps, you can design and sell your own.<p>For years, anyone has been able to develop and market an app for Android smartphones. Now, that same idea is coming to your smartwatch, as Google announced Wednesday that anyone …

Android News

Why Do Designers Think No One Knows How To Scroll?

It’s time to stop treating users like morons with broken trackpads. Cramming all your content above-the-fold is bad design.<p>Adopting the lingo of the old newspaper days, we say that something is ‘above the fold’ in the digital age if you can see it when a webpage loads without scrolling. …

Web Design

The Ultimate (and Updating) SEO & Digital Marketing Glossary

If you’re just starting out with SEO and digital marketing, a lot of terms can feel like gibberish at first. That’s why we’re giving you a helpful …

What Is the Outernet and Is It the Future of the Internet?

For 60 percent of the world's population, regular internet access is about as common as flying cars. Nearly 5 billion people today lack basic …

How the human eye reads a website

<i>In this article, Chris Bank of UXPin — the wireframing & prototyping app — explains the theory and practice of creating visual hierarchies in web UI</i> …

UI Design

The Three Laws of Interaction Design

7 Rules for Creating Gorgeous UI (Part 2)

A guide to visual aesthetics, written by a nerd<p><i>This is the second part in a two-part series. You should read the</i> <i>first part first</i><i>.</i><p>We’re talking about …

UI Design

7 Rules for Creating Gorgeous UI (Part 1)

A non-artsy primer in digital aesthetics<p>Introduction<p>OK, first things first. This guide is not for everyone. Who is this guide for?<p><b>Developers</b> who want …

UI Design

Social Media Marketing: Build Your Business on Google+ - #infographic

Are you using Google+ for marketing purposes? Do you want to learn how to grow your business on Google Plus?<p>“The following infographic will serve as …

10 Responsive Design Problems and Fixes

<b>The Internet is changing, with responsive websites quickly adapting to any device and screen size to bring the user the most dynamic experience</b> …

Web Design

Is Mobile Usability Now A Search Ranking Factor?

In recent months, we’ve seen Google take a particular interest in the mobile usability of the sites it displays in its search results. One way in which we’ve seen this emphasis is in Google’s testing of ‘not mobile-friendly’ icons next to poorly optimized sites. I recently wrote about this in my …

What is HTTPS and why does Google like it so much?

Google has announced it will give sites using encryption a higher rank in its search algorithms. Particularly, it singled out HTTPS, which it characterizes as “industry-leading security.”<p>It’s easy to tell if a site is using the system: A URL that starts https:// instead of http:// is using it. …

Information Security