Apr 16, 2010

HTML5 Video on the iPad—Overcoming Missing Events

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Ken Hanson
Design Engineer
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This is the second post in a series about how the Hot Studio engineering team tackled a set of interactive content modules for Zinio’s new iPad application.

In the previous post, I gave you a little bit of background—we were essentially creating an entirely new magazine experience—and detailed some of the key challenges we faced.

Apr 13, 2010

HTML5 Video on the iPad—5 Essential Lessons

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Ken Hanson
Design Engineer
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I just got the amazing opportunity to attack a set of interactive content modules that Hot’s design team put together for Zinio’s new iPad application.

Mar 31, 2010

OMFG! Photshop CS5 "Content-Aware" Sneak Peek

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Holly Hagen
Senior Visual Designer
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Adobe recently started its countdown for the release of Creative Suite 5 and are blowing people’s minds with its sneak peek of Photoshop’s new “content aware” tool:

Aug 27, 2009

Yelp Includes Augmented Reality Feature on its iPhone App

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Eric Grant
Director, Visual Design

One of today's trending topics on Twitter is the new augmented reality feature on the Yelp iPhone app.

Aug 26, 2009

Snow Leopard: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

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Holly Hagen
Senior Visual Designer

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Jan 28, 2009

Tap that Interface: Dan Saffer's IxDA talk on Gestural Interfaces

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Josh Williams
Director, Product Strategy

In 1985, author William Gibson coined the word "cyberspace" in his sci-fi novel "Neuromancer." From there Gibson went on to write down his visions for a connected, advanced human future.

Sep 29, 2008

Can't We Just All Get Along? Human-Centered Design Meets Agile Development

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Maria Giudice
CEO & Founder
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I recently returned from Chicago, where I was speaking at the Design Research Conference. The student-run conference, sponsored by the IIT Institute of Design, focused on emerging themes, methods and issues in human-centered design research, and addressed a wide spectrum of design disciplines.

Apr 28, 2008

Slides from "Checking the 'Feel' of Your UI"

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Josh Williams
Director, Product Strategy
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Last Friday, Peter Stahl (from eBay's user experience team) and I completed our mini two-city tour that started in Miami at the IA Summit 2008 and ended here in San Francisco at the Web 2.0 Expo. Our talk was based on work we did last year to quantify discontinuities in the "Feel" of eBay's UI, and included a description of the methodology we concocted to collect, analyze, and represent the data of "Feel."

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