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KPCB Internet trends 2014

The latest edition of the annual Internet Trends report includes:<p>1. Key Internet trends showing slowing Internet user growth but strong smartphone, tablet and mobile data traffic growth as well as rapid growth in mobile advertising.<p>2. Emerging positive efficiency trends in education and …

Trends

Mobile Marketing Statistics compilation

Statistics on consumer mobile usage and adoption to inform your mobile marketing strategy mobile site design and app development"<i>Mobile to overtake</i> …

Video Marketers Prove ROI Better Than Text-Based Marketers [Infographic]

Are you able to deliver quantifiable results for your marketing? If not, you're not alone.<p>"The problem: 71% of marketers in 2013 were unable to …

How Retailers Can Use Video for E-Commerce

More than ever before, media-savvy consumers expect your company's e-commerce program to deliver online shopping experiences that feature engaging …

Who Are Omnichannel Shoppers? And Why Is Video Crucial to Them?

Shoppers using smartphones and tablets are three times as likely to view a video as shoppers using a notebook or desktop computer.<p>Why is that fact …

Video Drives Ecommerce and Here's the Proof, Says Invodo Report

For any marketer who needs to prove to a client that online video drives sales, download this report and keep it handy: Invodo, a company that …

PayPal Rolls Out One-Touch Mobile Checkout For Apps

Mobile commerce today is still challenging with complicated checkout flows that see users bouncing between screens, and having to tap out their personal information on tiny screens and keyboards. PayPal today is hoping to change that with the release of a new product called One Touch for merchants …

Amazon & eBay Drive Heavy App Usage, While Multi-Channel Retailers Rely on Mobile Web

December 5, 2013<p>With the 2013 online holiday shopping season underway, the pressure is on retailers to post strong sales growth while adjusting to a …

eCommerce

Your Mobile Design Strategy: Responsive, Adaptive, Native, Or Not At All?

Responsive design is a buzzword in User Experience. Adoption is moving at blazing speed. Websites such as Disney.com have redesigned their sites so …

Responsive vs adaptive webdesign, which is best for you?

Responsive webdesign has become a catch-all term for making your website work well at low resolutions.<p>Smartphones revolutionized the mobile web, and …

Adaptive versus responsive web design

Web Design

Responsive vs Adaptive Design – Which is Best for Mobile Viewing of Your Website?

by Matthew Harris<p>Posted on May 21, 2015<p>The rush to mobile dev has led many web developers to the holy grail of mobile design: the world of responsive …

Web Design

Yet Another Responsive vs. Adaptive Story

Yes, like everyone else in web development, eBay has become immersed in the mystical world of Responsive Web Design. In fact, our top priority for …

Adaptive vs. Responsive Web Design: Which Is Right for Your Site? - Catchpoint's Blog - Web Performance Monitoring

Given the prominence of mobile web browsing, the practice of having multiple versions of a site (under multiple URLs) to accommodate all of the …

Choosing A Responsive Image Solution

High-resolution “Retina” images can make this basic implementation a bit tricky. Let’s say you want your 150 × 150-pixel logo to display at double …

Prioritizing Devices: Testing And Responsive Web Design

Because of all the things we have to support now, <b>testing has become really, really, really difficult and also super-expensive</b>. But imagine having to …

You May Be Losing Users If Responsive Web Design Is Your Only Mobile Strategy

We need to understand that, beyond any other goal, a mobile web experience must be lightning fast. Delivering a fast, usable and compatible …

Responsive Design Begins With The URL

URLs<p>The core principle in creating a potentially enormous website that will last forever is to <b>get the information architecture right in the first</b> …

2014 UX/UI trends for mobile solutions

2013 was an exciting year for UX/UI design with one of the key changes being a marked move from skeumorphic to flat design. However, beware of thinking this approach is merely a move towards a minimalist style. The real point behind this change is that it is a shift of focus onto content and …

UI Design

Has Google Finally Found Its Mobile Design Chops?

Google has never been a hotbed of cool design. Services like Gmail and Google Docs have always been very functional, but few people would describe them as good looking. Google’s first mobile efforts were also hit and miss. The first iterations of Android were pretty basic and the company’s first …

The Most Important M’s In M-Commerce

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Phil Carter is an associate at Trinity Ventures, where he focuses on early-stage consumer technology investments particularly in mobile-enabled marketplaces and services.</i><p>A few customer groups are driving a disproportionate share of growth in smartphone use and mobile transactions. For …

Chrome Android Beta Gets Single Sign-In For Google Sites And New Material Design Looks

Google has a hit on its hands with Material Design in my opinion, which is why it’s great to see it already making its way into some products ahead of Android L’s general consumer launch. Today, Google updated the Chrome Beta for Android with some new features, including single sign-in for Gmail, …

The Gap between UI and UX Design - Know the Difference

Do you know that UI and UX are not the same concepts? Surely, they are closely connected, even mutually penetrated and rarely exist without each …

Kill The Hamburger Button

That little three-lined button is the devil. Whether you call it a side menu, navigation drawer, or a hamburger, hiding your features off-screen behind a nondescript icon in the corner is usually a poor mobile design choice. Interaction theory, A/B tests, and the evolution of some of the top apps …