19 Jun 2013 - 7:44pm
Rodrigo Sanchez

NYCUXPA Presents: Stephen Gates - How To Succeed In Mobile

25 Jun 2013
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

RAPP 437 Madison Ave 3rd floor, btw 49th & 50th, New York, NY 10022

This session will be an in-depth look at the business, strategy, and user experience lessons Starwood has learned in the creation of their award winning mobile channels. Stephen Gates will talk about:

9 Jun 2011 - 6:47pm
Peter Henderson...

Steve Jobs and design

Hey folks -

I'm a reporter at Reuters, I like design, and I'm doing a story about Steve Jobs, Apple and design. My two main questions are 'how do they do it so well?' and 'how do they manage to ship when their sites are so high?' Please drop me an email if you have insite and would like to talk. I'm also interested to watch discussion on this board. My email is

Thanks -

19 Nov 2010 - 4:13am
5 years ago
5 replies
Aen Tan

Is the search button becoming obsolete

General usability guidelines states users expect a search feature to contain besides the search field, a button labeled "search". Looking at recent designs of search, the button is disappearing. These lack the search button.

  • All Apple search, i.e., Spotlight and iOS. They have a clear button. On iOS, the keyboard provides a search button.
  • Google Chrome. The address bar functions as a search and is activated by pressing Enter.

13 Jul 2010 - 1:40pm
6 years ago
4 replies
Thomas Davies

Heuristic Evaluation on an iPad app

I recently conducted a heuristic evaluation on an iPad game.

I wanted to do some sort of evaluation that wasn't connected to a degree assignment of mine! I emailed it to the company behind the game, but haven't got a reply for two weeks so I thought I would make it public.

20 Jun 2010 - 9:13pm
4 years ago
18 replies
Neil Lee

Wireframing on the iPad

(I atone in advance for this topic's platform-specificness.)

18 Nov 2009 - 2:26pm
6 years ago
3 replies
Pietro Desiato

Being an Interaction Designer in the iPhone applications world

Hi all,

I'd like to know if any of you have some experience with iPhone
interaction design. To me, it looks like iPhone applications are
sometimes dominated by devs that are able to create their apps
without any help. Obviously, I am referring to what it looks like an
early stage of the iPhone application design. Where early means
functionalities and extra features but not studying, testing and
finding the best interface solutions (with the necessary exceptions

10 Feb 2009 - 9:36am
Albert Banks

Favicon and Apple Bookmark Icon

My company is an interactive agency. For a few years now as a standard
procedure we've created favicons (favicon.ico) for websites we build.
Recently, we have started creating an Apple Bookmark Icon
(customIcon.png) as well.

As an owner of an iPhone I dig the bookmark icon. But in day to day
browsing on a computer I actually use the favicon. In fact all my
browser bookmarks are simply the favicon. It allows me to have more
bookmarks without displaying any text.

6 Jan 2009 - 9:48am
7 years ago
13 replies

Apple MacBook Wheel

Have anyone seen this MacBook Wheel in action?

Apple Introduces Revolutionary New Laptop With No Keyboard

prof. mauro pinheiro
universidade federal do espírito santo
centro de artes
depto. de desenho industrial

24 Sep 2008 - 6:23am
7 years ago
13 replies
Jared M. Spool

Why Understanding Business Models is Important to Ix Designers

Interaction design is hard enough to do when the business model is
clear. When the designer knows exactly how making a better design will
increase the value of the company, (thereby increasing the chances
they'll get a raise if they do a good job,) it's still hard to know
what to do.

All one has to do is look to Apple to see how this works. When iTunes
6.0 came out in January of 2006, they introduced a feature called the
mini-store, which, for all practical purposes, bombed.

13 Aug 2008 - 12:06pm
8 years ago
45 replies
Greg Petroff

IxDA iPhone users straw poll

Quick straw poll question for list members who have iPhones.

What are the top 3 things you find yourself doing now with your iPhone
that you did not do before and why?


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