Category Archives: UX

I call BS

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Google’s growing pains with the Nexus One

It appears that even monolithic companies fail when they start dipping their hands into unknown territory.  According to PCWorld, Google’s new phone, the Nexus One, is falling subject to bad reviews for Customer Service – and the fact that it basically doesn’t exist.  Users having problems with the phone are either being tossed back and […]
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Reality-altering technology

Pranav Mistry, inventor of SixthSense technology, demos what I would call the best implementation of augmented reality I’ve seen to date.  Very typical of all the TED presentations!  Click on the image to go to the video.  It’s worth watching.
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XUI through Augmented Reality

All of these Augmented Reality applications have been popping up lately and it reminded me of the old XUI videos that I saw a while back. These XUI videos by Microsoft are an extremely sci-fi feeling, forward-thinking rendition of what computing could become and how it could impact our lives.  XUI would “totally” be possible […]
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Project Natal gets the couch off your butt

Project Natal is a “controller free gaming and entertainment experience” by Microsoft.  Natal is being created for the Xbox 360 game platform and is based on an add-on for the console that will enable you to interact via gestures, spoken commands, or other physical objects.  In case that doesn’t sound extremely exciting, take a look […]
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What the world would be like without user interface design

Here’s a perfect example of how not to design a user interface.  I guarantee that I would get somebody killed driving this thing. Check out “How to: Drive a Ford Model T – Feature” on CarAndDriver.com to see more pictures like this one:
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iPhone overheated: the peak of good UX

A picture of an iPhone warning screen appeared on The iPhone Blog yesterday.  Apparently the iPhone gives a pleasant warning sign when it starts to overheat.  Little warning signs like this, that inform the user of what’s happening, is what keeps Apple on top.  Apple continues to prove how crucial machine-to-human communication is.  This message […]
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