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Eliminating Taps with Fluid Touch Gestures

by Luke Wroblewski November 4, 2014<p>Getting things done in most mobile applications requires taps -lots of them. But because of discovery issues, …

10 Great UX/UI Design Cheat Sheets

Everyone needs a little help sometimes, even the pros. It’s hard to remember every single little detail. Every once in a while you end up searching …

Google Still Struggles To Explain Why Normal People Should Care About Google+

Google has made a big bet on Google+, which it prefers not to call a social network but rather a social layer atop all of Google’s services.<p>At the opening day of the search giant’s annual I/O developer conference, it introduced some 41 new features for Google+, including a new layout, more …

Why Android Is Winning The Tablet Wars

Android tablets took the lead from Apple‘s iOS tablets in Q1 of 2013 (source). This is a huge change from three years ago, when Apple invented the modern tablet.<p>What is happening and where is this going? I see four driving forces:<p>Tablets are more than a media consumption device now<br>• Android has …

Leadership Lesson: The Difference Between Google and Apple

Google and Apple are both highly esteemed brands. Both companies share many common traits which have contributed to their success, but there is one very big difference between the two – Google plays offense while Apple has recently settled for playing defense. Apple is struggling to maintain its …

The Best- And Worst-Paying Jobs In America

Though C-level executives are infamous for what many consider to be their excessive pay, it turns out those sporting scrubs in the operating room bring in a bigger paycheck, on average, than those wearing suits in the corner office. That’s according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics’ …

Google To Allow Gmail Users To Send Money Via Email

It’s not easy to send money digitally.<p>Paypal, an early leader in the field, requires users to have a Paypal account. Users of Venmo, a mobile app, must also have an account, plus download the app.<p>And Google Wallet, first announced two years ago, has struggled to get wireless carriers and phone …

Five Companies That Are In Line To Dominate The Post-PC World

Think of the PC and we immediately think of companies such as Intel, Microsoft, and to a lesser extent smaller players such as AMD, NVIDIA, and Dell. These companies help shape and steer the PC industry for several decades.<p>But that reign is coming to an end. As consumers and enterprise buyers spend …