Today our attention is divided among many apps on many devices, networked and constantly updating. Given this, status badges are used more than ever to help users maintain awareness. They’re used everywhere from operating systems … Read more
Google has been making sweeping changes to the look of their products. One of these changes is the addition of density control. With a couple of clicks, users of Gmail and Reader can now switch … Read more
Yesterday, Microsoft’s Steven Sinofsky responded to chatter about how Windows 8, in its grand debut, was demoed almost exclusively in landscape mode. In the post, he affirms Windows 8’s agnosticism.
The Building Windows 8 blog offers some fascinating insight into Microsoft’s research and design processes. Take the recent post on improving Windows Explorer.
The hallmark of Google Plus so far has been Circles. In contrast to Facebook where you’re either a friend or you’re not (until you put people into lists), Circles has you categorize people as friends, … Read more