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The Top UX Predictions for 2015

<b>As we mentioned last week when we gave you the top UX trends of 2014, it's been a big year for experience design.</b> 2015 shows all signs of being an …

Microsoft HoloLens: An experience you never knew you wanted (hands-on)

HoloLens delivers a robust and surreal augmented reality that will leave even a VR skeptic slack-jawed.<p>I'm a virtual reality skeptic. But from the moment I saw it, I knew that Microsoft's HoloLens is unlike any existing VR headset, Oculus Rift included. HoloLens is smaller, for one, and the …

Augmented Reality

Designing For The Elderly: Ways Older People Use Digital Technology Differently

While the ageing process is different for everyone, we all go through some fundamental changes. Not all of them are what you’d expect. For example, …

Here's the real difference between Google Now, Siri, and Cortana

<b>Wait, what? Voice recognition engines</b><p>Yeah, that's where we'll start, because guess what -- if your virtual assistant is unable to understand what you're saying to it with a very high degree of success, then the frustration alone will drive you away from using it and turn it into a useless product. …

Google Now

Storytelling for Startups

Let’s stop polishing the heart out of everything.<p>In my role at Greylock Partners, I work closely with entrepreneurs to help them shape their …

Improve the payment experience with animations

Behind the scenes of Stripe Checkout<p>It’s easy to see how designing forms can be seen as a chore that detracts from the time that could be spent on …

UI Design

Her interface components (2/8)

Depending on how you slice things, the OS1 interface consists of five components and three (and a half) capabilities.<p>The earpiece is small and …