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Gmail will soon support emails with responsive designs for better mobile viewing

Gmail is the email client of choice for many users, and for good reason. While Gmail offers a lot of features, there are still things that the service lacks. Today, Google is crossing one of those off the list with the announcement of support for emails with a responsive design.<p>What does this mean …

Robin is automating lawn care with robots and putting an end to checks under the doormat

A well-kept lawn is one of the most common mixed blessings with which homeowners can treat/afflict themselves. Robin is a startup looking to take as much pain out of the process as possible, both by improving the way you hire and pay for your yard’s care, and soon, by putting a robot on the job.<p>“We …

A huge team of Apple veterans is now making smart accessories for your car

Pearl is trying to upgrade older automobiles with connected hardware<p>For a while now there have been rumors that Apple is working on a car. The company still hasn't publicly acknowledged this project, but a startup coming out of stealth today provides a nice taste of how a car might look and feel if …

UX Design for Mobile: Bottom Navigation

Designers know that design is more than good looks. Design also covers how users <i>engage</i> with a product, whether it’s a website or app. It’s like a …

The Ultimate List of UX Topics All Beginners Should Know

When entering a new field, there’s usually a standard curriculum to learn. Front-end developers learn HTML & CSS. Content producers learn the basics …

The Price Of Not Using UX Patterns

February 2, 2016When users encounter familiar conventions, they already know how to use them, they feel safe and secure, they can use the product (or …

How To Make The User Trust Your UI

You cannot design a good user interface without taking into consideration the importance of user confidence. Unfortunately, it is not as easy as you …

User Experience Design — Best sources to learn UX

<i>Sites, courses, UX Degrees and books</i><p><i>This list about User Experience is often updated! We add newest sources on top of the list.</i><p>Demand for UX …

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Fast Path to a Great UX — Increased Exposure Hours

As we’ve been researching what design teams need to do to create great user experiences, we’ve stumbled across an interesting finding. It’s the …

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My “UX” Reading List — 2015

Today I was asked by someone for a good reading list for Interaction Designers, Design Researchers, Information Architects, Usability Professionals …

10 Years In The Making, Nicholas Felton Files His Final Feltron Report

Through the lens of self-quantification, the data viz guru recounts how much the world has changed in just a decade.<p>For the past decade, interface designer and data viz expert Nicholas Felton has been publishing a highly influential yearly project called the Feltron Report. It’s a beautifully …

Ryan Adams Just Released His '1989' Cover Album

It's finally here.<p><b>Update, 9/21:</b> After much anticipation, Ryan Adams finally released his full-length cover album of <i>1989</i> last night on Spotify and iTunes. The album adds a rockabilly twist to Taylor Swift's hits and certainly gets her stamp of approval, as she excitedly tweeted a countdown to it's …

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Your prototypes are so pretty, they miss the point entirely.

What is a Prototype?<p>Prototypes can be wireframes, hardware, software, web pages or even just text. They can be completely functional, or barely work. …

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$10 Million For UpCounsel Means Small Businesses Can Hire BigLaw Attorneys

UpCounsel, a marketplace for legal services, has pulled in $10 million in new funding to provide small businesses with attorneys at a fraction of the cost of a big law firm.<p>Menlo Ventures led the Series A round, with participation from previous investors Homebrew and Metamorphic Ventures, which …

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 …

Local Flavor: Pho in Hanoi

<b>Pho</b>—Vietnam’s unofficial national dish—might look like a run-of-the-mill noodle soup. But the flavors and the history are as complex as the country itself.<p>Many Vietnamese culinary experts believe pho is a unique adaptation of “<i>pot au feu</i>” (“pot in the fire”), introduced during the French colonial …

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7 Letters to Write Before You Turn 70 | The Art of Manliness

At AoM we’re great champions of the lost art of letter writing. Emails, texting, and the wide variety of other digital mediums available to us in the …

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First Photos of McLaren P1<p>McLaren<p>See more<p>McLaren GTR, a Limited Production. Making its debut at the International Geneva Motor Show The track …

Review: Polaroid’s ZIP Instant Photo Printer is the Perfect Pocket Companion

The Polaroid ZIP is an instant photo printer designed for printing out your favorite snapshots on the run; we got a chance to play around with one, …

The best idioms from around the world, ranked

<i>The following were sourced from</i> I’m Not Hanging Noodles On Your Ears and Other Intriguing Idioms From Around the World <i>by Jag Bhalla (National Geographic Books, 2009).</i><p>25. Ear-nectar<p>Origin: Indian. Meaning: A sweet noise or sound.<p>24. Can’t stop being the owl.<p>Origin: Italian, French. Meaning: Can’t …

UX Designers, Why are we Wasting Time?

<i>By</i> <i>Ben Melbourne</i><p>UX designers, we need to change the way we work. We need to stop wasting time so much time. We have a well-deserved reputation for …

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Four Simple Cocktails for Spring

As bartenders continue to further the nuances of cocktail-making, it's important to remember that sometimes simple does the trick. And while we recently tried an otherworldly Woodford Reserve Double Oaked $1,000 mint julep in anticipation of the Kentucky Derby, there certainly are easier drinks to …

The End of Product Failure

Bresslergroup's director of industrial design on three technologies that will take the risk out of product innovation<p>What are the odds a new product …

Confusing, Confounding Content #wtfUX

<b>The world is full of poorly designed experiences.</b> By identifying and sharing them, maybe we can shrink their numbers. Here we've got some examples of …

13 Things Successful 'Mad Men' Characters Do (and You Should Too) | Inc.com

This column is about <i>Mad Men</i>, but you don't have to watch the show to understand it (well, at least most of it).<p>As the show returns for its final half-season (set in 1970), I'm convinced it should be required watching for entrepreneurs. That's because its main character isn't Don Draper, Joan …

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