Usability

10.02.13
Battle and usability being improved in The Repopulation
10.02.13

Battle and usability being improved in The Repopulation

Someone always wants to play a melee character. You could give everyone in an MMO the ability to sh...

By E. Lefebvre,   10.02.13
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08.15.11
Windows Phone 7 turned into Windows 7 controller, 3D mice put on notice
08.15.11

Windows Phone 7 turned into Windows 7 controller, 3D mice put on notice

You can pack all the gyroscopes, accelerometers and other motion-detecting sensors you want in...

By D. Cooper,   08.15.11
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05.27.11
Usability study finds many iPad apps still need to work on their UI
05.27.11

Usability study finds many iPad apps still need to work on their UI

The Nielsen Norman Group did a usability study on iPad apps not long after the device's debut in 2...

By Chris Rawson,   05.27.11
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10.14.10
Sony NEX-5 and NEX-3 firmware update adds autofocus support for company's A-mount lenses
10.14.10

Sony NEX-5 and NEX-3 firmware update adds autofocus support for company's A-mount lenses

Sony has taken the time to upgrade the firmware on its minuscule NEX-5/3 system cameras to improve...

By Vlad Savov,   10.14.10
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09.21.10
'Dark Patterns' gives name and definition to scammy web design practices
09.21.10

'Dark Patterns' gives name and definition to scammy web design practices

When we pulled up this little presentation by Harry Brignull on "Dark Patterns" in UI design we ass...

By P. Miller,   09.21.10
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09.18.10
Nokia's Peter Skillman talks design priorities, gives us hope for a sunny MeeGo future
09.18.10

Nokia's Peter Skillman talks design priorities, gives us hope for a sunny MeeGo future

A day before jetting off to London to commence his role as MeeGo's head of User Experience and Servi...

By Vlad Savov,   09.18.10
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08.24.10
iPads will be handed out to Japanese sumo wrestlers to facilitate 'swift communications'
08.24.10

iPads will be handed out to Japanese sumo wrestlers to facilitate 'swift communications'

The Japan Sumo Association isn't happy. No, not because of some trifling scandals and allegations o...

By Vlad Savov,   08.24.10
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07.24.10
The Virtual Whirl: User interfacing
07.24.10

The Virtual Whirl: User interfacing

The user interfaces for general-purpose virtual environments get a pretty bad rap. It's not surpris...

By Tateru Nino,   07.24.10
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04.07.10
iPad Wi-Fi issues continue to irritate
04.07.10

iPad Wi-Fi issues continue to irritate

This morning, we spotted this write-up on Apple 2.0 about dealing with iPad Wi-Fi issues. Since thi...

By M. Rose,   04.07.10
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