Luis Miguel Bello García

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The 10 Best Apps Of 2016

Our favorite brand-new apps of the year–plus a few radical upgrades–for your phone, tablet, and computer.<p>To say that 2016 was a good year for helpful apps would be a colossal understatement. A perfect storm of artificial intelligence, big data, excellent interface design, and fresh takes on …

The 15 most exciting new tech products launching in 2017

But 2017 is almost here, and we're expecting a bunch of cool new products. Below you'll find the most important gadgets likely to launch next year.<p>Keep in mind this isn't a comprehensive list, and it doesn't account for the surprises we'll likely see in 2017. But these are the gadgets we think you …

Nintendo Switch

Valuable UI/UX Designer Tools and Websites That Should Not Be Ignored

If you are a UI or UX designer, then you are probably aware of some of the cool design suites and packages there are available for you to work from. …

Web Design

The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Mobile Application

Most modern people would find it difficult to imagine their day using the smartphone «just for calls». Most mobile devices jumped far beyond the …

UX Design

Skip the Elevator Pitch, Sell With A Story Instead

How do you connect with strangers and get them to become customers? Businesses have an array of tools to interact with customers (email, phone, …

Small Business

How to Speed up a slow iPhone in 5 minutes

iPhones have been recognized as one of the fastest and most fluid mobile devices available on the market. However, even newer and faster iPhones are …

Operating Systems

13 design tools and websites that are godsends for UI/UX designers

The continuous improvement of design tools has had a positive impact on usability and user experience. This has provided great convenience not only …

Mockups

The Best UI/UX Design Books & Resources for Designers

Want to be an excellent designer? Looking for the best UI/UX books and resources? Nowhere to go or to gain the right and effective channel for …

Apple’s new Intel driven MacBooks have a secondary ARM processor that runs Touch ID and security

When will Apple ship a MacBook with an ARM processor? This is a question that has been top of mind for observers of the company ever since it started designing and building its own chips from the ground up.<p>The answer to that question is now, sort of. Apple’s new 13” and 15” MacBook Pro models come …

10 top UI trends for 2017

<i>At</i> <i>Generate San Francisco</i> <i>on 9 June, Aaron Gustafson will demonstrate how interfaces can smartly morph to meet their users’ needs — slow connections,</i> …

UI Design

Microsoft Can Now Talk Better Than Humans And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?<p><b>1 – Microsoft says its speech recognition is now as good as humans.</b><p>Based on a study it did, the software giant put its speech recognition technology up against professional …

Small Business

Here's how much of the world would need to be covered in wind turbines to power the planet

Though the US invested $14.5 billion in wind-power projects last year, wind farms still provide just 4% of the nation's electricity, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). Globally, that percentage is about the same — teven hough researchers estimate that non-urban wind farms …

Renewable Energy

Why Are Investors Cold on Nintendo’s New Console?

The stock market is not hot on Switch, but the stock market is weird.<p>On Thursday morning Nintendo finally revealed its next console, Switch. The device, previously codenamed "NX," was what many suspected it was going to be based on Nintendo's patent filings. It's a home console and mobile device …

Pokémon Go

The 15 most innovative countries in the world

The WEF looks at data on areas as varied as the soundness of banks to the sophistication of businesses in each country. It then uses the data to compile a picture of the economy of almost every country on earth.<p>One of the measures WEF looks at is innovation, which takes into account things like the …

Innovation

These are the six finalists in the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2016 Startup Battlefield

Over the last two days, over 5,000 attendees (along with hundreds of thousands of people tuning in online) have watched 25 companies duke it out for the right to call themselves the Startup Battlefield Winner at Disrupt SF 2016.<p><b>These are the six companies that remain:</b><p>BlazingDB<p>BlazingDB lets you run …

iPhone 7 Butts Heads With Galaxy Note 7 For First Time: Does It Bode Well For Apple?

Is the iPhone 7 a match for the tech-heavy Note 7 and Galaxy S7? And is that even the right question? Read on.<p>The bad news is that Apple failed to impress a few high-profile Wall Street analysts and journalists doing hands-on first takes of the iPhone 7. The good news is that the iPhone 7 appears …

Mobile Technology

The best places to buy and sell a used iPhone

<i>By Jackie Dove</i><p>With a new iPhone arriving soon, many people will look to sell their old iPhone for some quick cash. But which places offer the best return and the smoothest process? To find out, Tom's Guide tested seven services that buy and sell used iPhones.<p>To find out where you can expect the …

How video games stave off dementia

Playing a difficult game for the first time can feel like ‘stretching’ your brain, similar to exercising a muscle<p>Travellers stuck in traffic jams this bank holiday weekend, especially with children in tow, may resort to handheld video games when every I Spy answer has been guessed.<p>Luckily, playing …

Nintendo NX won't make the same mistakes as the Wii U, exec says

It's not surprising to hear that the Nintendo Wii U was a dud, but it is coming from Nintendo's Chief Operating Officer, Reggie Fils-Aimé.<p>Speaking …

Does A Designer’s Opinion Mean More Than The User’s?

Okay. I’m going to come out and say it. Designers are often way too territorial about their designs. It’s only natural, of course. You spend years …

UX Design

Newly proposed rules for foreign entrepreneurs will help some, but not all, found U.S. startups

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, an office under the Department of Homeland Security, put forward a proposal today that would allow the U.S. Government to offer parole (temporary permission to be in the country) to foreign entrepreneurs starting their businesses in the United States. …

Breaking a myth: Data shows you don’t actually need a co-founder

We are often told that starting a startup on your own is madness. There are thousands of articles out there that tell you that, as well as why you need a co-founder. Probably solid advice, but data from thousands of startups in CrunchBase shows a different side of the story. More than half of …

The Psychology Behind Logo And Color Choice

<b>The Psychology Behind Logo And Color Choice by Jeff Desjardins, Visual Capitalist</b><p>Some professionals scoff at the importance of branding in …

Pattern brings focused and simple design drawing to the iPad

Since its inception, the iPad has always been marketed as the perfect digital device for illustration. Thanks to apps like Paper, and the recent addition of the Apple Pencil to its accessories, it’s become a popular device for digital artists.<p>However, most of these apps focus on creative drawing …

UX Design

Prototype Faster, Smarter and Easier with Mockplus

Creating wireframes and prototypes can be a tedious process – which is exactly why many designers choose to forgo it altogether. But, what if there …

Web Design

The brilliant mechanics of Pokémon Go

If you haven’t seen it already, you will soon when you are walking down the street. Every person you pass who is fervently looking at their phone is likely playing the No. 1 game in the country right now: Pokémon Go.<p>You might think it’s popular because of the brand. Nintendo, which refused to make …

How to create a user experience flow chart (UX Flow Chart)

LinkedIn Twitter Facebook Reddit GooglePlus<p>Will Little<p>March 18, 2013<p>Next up in our web and mobile development tutorial series, here we'll examine the …

Mockups

Say Goodbye to Marketing & Brand Building, Say Hello to Consumer Centricity

Marketing is an old profession. It’s been around for hundreds of years in one form or another. If you’d like to see more about its complete history, …

The end to Japan’s famed fish market

With the world’s most famous fish market, Tsukiji, moving to a new, more polished location, a long and lively tradition is finally coming to an end.<p>It was 3:30 am when I finally worked up the courage to leave Jonathan’s, a 24-hour diner in Tokyo’s Chuo ward. I walked out into the frigid winter air …

Japan