February 23, 2012 |
May 12, 2013 |
No khakis allowed. That's the rule in the Adams Morgan office of Huge, the Brooklyn-based digital strategy and branding agency that is growing faster in Washington than any of its other seven offices in the United States, the United Kingdom and Brazil. "We want to maintain our culture of creative expression and the agency mind-set of jeans ... not buttoned-up suits and khakis," Managing Director Kate Watts said. "We want to make sure we're maintaining who we are in a city that might be a little less...
September 14, 2012 |
Late-night TV host Jimmy Kimmel conducted a remarkable experiment this past week. He sent cameras out to record people testing the new iPhone 5 , which of course is not available yet. The lab rats were handed last year's model. "Oh, it's way better," one man said, holding the iPhone 4S. "Yeah, it's nice. That's definitely, noticeably better. " Another mark: "It seems a little bit faster. " "Oh my God, it feels a lot lighter," according to a different reviewer. "Just a lot more higher quality.
August 6, 2009 |
AdMob has reversed its decision?at least temporarily?to cut off aggregators, which help iPhone application developers fill more ad inventory by connecting to several ad networks at one time, reports MediaPost . In June, AdMob claimed that complaints of technical glitches related to ads served by "ad net mediators" like AdWhirl and Tapjoy led them to this decision, which faced a ton of public criticism. The big question back then was why AdMob was doing this, and it seemed like while they...
October 6, 2008 |
GameFly, which fancies itself a Netflix for video games, has developed a mobile version of its site to give customers a better user experience on mobile with features similar to its online counterpart. Using the same URL in their mobile browser, customers can now add titles and make changes to their "GameQ," browse new releases, buy or keep rented games, access cheats, manage points, update account settings and more. Usablenet, which develops properties optimized for mobile out of existing websites,...
September 1, 2013 |
Neil Pradhan, 28, user experience consultant, Infomatics. I grew up in Mumbai. I was always interested in computers, so I did my bachelor's in information technology. Then I came across the field of user experience for Web and mobile applications. It's obviously technical. But it also involves aesthetics and psychology. I talk with the users and I try to understand their mental model so we have a Web site designed in a way that makes the content easy to find. In India, the field...