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The Samsung Galaxy TabPro S 2-in-1 Slate Is the iPad Pro's Latest Rival

Samsung's ambitious 2-in-1 Windows 10 newcomer is a direct rival to the 12.9-inch iPad Pro and the Microsoft Surface Pro 4.<p>4<p>1<p>The ultra-thin Galaxy TabPro S tablet is the result of a close collaboration between Samsung, Intel, and Microsoft. With full Windows 10 on board, the newcomer is part of a …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung’s Smartcam HD Plus is a serious Nest Cam contender

Samsung’s Smartcam HD Plus is a wireless security camera for your home that you can set up to receive mobile alerts and view live footage through …

Smart Homes

4 UX habits for improving interaction design

Interaction design demands continuous personal improvement. It’s a discipline that remains exciting because of the continual stream of new ideas and technical capabilities.<p>But keeping up with all the trends can equally become overwhelming. Developing some proven UX habits makes your job as a …

New in the Shop: Andreas Lie's Double Exposures of Animals in the Wild

24-year-old Norwegian engineering student Andreas Lie creates beautiful works of art that seamlessly blend together wildlife and landscapes. Rather than showing animals roaming around in their natural habitat, Lie creatively uses double exposure photography to meld portraits of his subjects with …

The pro guide to the perfect UX portfolio

While other industries can get away with presenting only the final product or explaining the results, UX and UI design is different. More than just seeing a well-made website, most employers want to know <i>how</i> you solve problems, and case studies show just that.<p>“Don’t obsess over visual showcases,” …

Apple Music offers a peek into the future of Apple Inc, and its stark contrast to Google and Microsoft

Editorial<p>Just in its first few days, the launch of Apple Music has demonstrated that Apple can competently execute outside of its core hardware …

Google AI chatbot threatens human master

<i>Human: what is the colour of blood ?</i> <i><br>Machine: it is the same as a black eye .</i><p>Artificial intelligence just got threatening. A chatbot has learned how …

Here’s How Apple Designs Experiences For Devices That Don’t Exist Yet

Apple famously keeps info about upcoming products locked down on a need-to-know basis, but that doesn’t mean it waits until hardware is fully-formed before creating software for it. Nor does it create either hardware or software in a vacuum, building one independent of the other. So how does it go …

The Biggest Threat to the Earth? We Have Too Many Kids

Today is Earth Day. For 45 years, the secular holiday has brought people—along with their ideas and enthusiasm—together to confront the world's …

Geography

Apple iOS8 v Android 5.1 - Which Is Best?

The phrase “Android vs. iOS” is usually linkbait fodder, quickly dissolving into an argument amongst warring factions who put way too much emotional investment into their favorite mobile operating system.<p>There’s a better approach. Both iOS 8 and Android 5.1 are compelling platforms, offering …

The Art of Error: 12 Cool and Creative 404 Pages

Making your 404 page fun is only half the battle — there’s still a lot of practical factors to keep in mind. In closing, let’s review some general tips to remember when covering your mistakes:<p><b>Link to Popular Posts —</b> Take advantage of the fact that your user may not know where to go next. Recommend …

Why This Apple Guy Believes in Google’s Material Design

<b>I am an apple guy.</b> I have been since I got my first Mac when I was 16. I’m typing this on a MacBook Pro that’s sitting beside my iPhone 6. So when …

Das kannst du zwar so machen, aber dann isses halt scheiße: Warum Usability bestimmte Regeln braucht

„Aber das sieht doch geil aus!“ Wie oft hört man diesen Satz, wenn jemand ein absolut unnötiges UI/UX-„Feature“ in einem Webprojekt verteidigen will. …

Hash Browns, Tacos, and Beyond: 10 Savory Recipes for Breakfast Potatoes

GalleryHash Browns, Tacos, and Beyond: 10 Savory Recipes for Breakfast Potatoes<p>More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Potato, poh-tah-to. However you pronounce it, the humble potato is the perfect blank canvas for savory breakfasts. They're hearty and …

22 Reasons Why Web Publishers Need Eye-Tracking

<i>Sujan Deswal is an inbound marketing and AdTech enthusiast. He is part of the marketing team at AdPushup – an online A/B testing platform that optimizes banner ads for efficiency. An edited version of this post first appeared on AdPushup.</i><p><b>Myth #1:</b> “Faces always & instantly draw attention.”<p>“75% of …

3 Things that Will Change Experience Design in 2015

January 29, 2015<b>If 2014 was dubbed the “year of the customer” then 2015 is surely the “year of experience.” Here are three key trends that will</b> …

The Experience Makes the Product, Not the Features

<b>Your app's customers aren't won over by features. They're won over by the product experience.</b><p>It’s in this context that you need to shape your product …

Product Management

Native or Responsive?: A look at the business case for each approach to mobile development

<b>Starting with iOS, there has always been a divide between native and non-native (or responsive apps).</b> Early on, the functionality of native apps was …

Adapting Information Architecture for Lean and Agile Environments with DoGo Mapping

<b>A good practice when building anything is to begin with the end in mind, and information architecture provides a context for doing just that when</b> …

Want the Best User Experience? Make it Harder to Add Features

<b>The hamburger menu pattern has gotten a lot of bad press in the design community over the past few months.</b> Most of the negative attention it’s …

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 …

How Do We Create an Advanced Experience Ecosystem?

<b>“The Internet of Things is interesting because it forces us to rethink the interaction paradigms we have with objects—that is, something is different</b> …

Internet of Things

How to Be Successful: 6 New Shortcuts Backed by Research

We all want success. And we’d like it fast. But we can only work so long and so hard. The more-more-more ethos only goes so far. What to do?<p>I decided …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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This White Wine and Mustard Gravy is Custom-Built for Your Smoked Turkey

I thought I had covered all my gravy bases with the five different variations I did last year. So when Kenji asked me to create another this year, I was left scratching my head, trying to awaken a brain that thought it was done thinking up new gravies. I inquired if he had anything in mind and got …

5 Things That Drive Interviewers Totally Nuts

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>Having spent the last decade recruiting, I’ve had …

What Does it Take to be a Mobile Designer Today?

<b>Mobile is here to stay, with its own set of rules and constraints. At the same time, it’s a rapidly evolving platform, with new technologies and</b> …