Browsing All Posts published on »October, 2013«

Class Reflections from 10/23/2013

October 31, 2013

1

After some preliminary discussion on the topics covered in the readings, we spent a large chunk of class creating sketches of an app being designed for pizza customers. We spent a lot of time working out the process flow since the directions were really general. At first it was frustrating to not already have a […]

Where am I? – Multi-scrollbar Shenanigans

October 30, 2013

1

As I was writing my latest post “iOS7 – NN/G Say it Best”, I noticed an interesting usability issue within WordPress that actually applies to a lot of different websites. I wanted to get my thoughts out and see if anyone else has any thoughts on the issue or whether they have noticed or experienced […]

iOS 7 – NN/g Say it Best

October 30, 2013

1

Since several classmates have written or considering writing a review on iOS7, I wanted to do one myself. Before doing so, however, I wanted to look around and see what was already out there and found a great article written by Raluca Budiu, a member of the Nielsen Norman Group, that really hits a lot […]

Misconceptions About the iPhone 5S TouchID

October 24, 2013

2

Working in a biometrics lab for the last few years, I have a somewhat unique perspective on the iPhone 5S’s touchID technology. I’d like to discuss a few initial comments I have, my opinion about the technology, and my thoughts on its usability. In this blog I’d like to get a few things that have […]

Class Reflections from 10/16/2013

October 24, 2013

1

Having an undergraduate degree in Computer & Information Technology, I found this topic of class discussion very interesting. I’ve always thought that learning programming has always been a backwards idea. The first day of college you’re in there learning to use HTML and making small websites. That’s well and good, but there is so much […]

The one thing I hate about Dropbox

October 24, 2013

4

I’m a daily user of Dropbox and have almost zero complaints about their product which is uncommon since it is free.. Since I download the Dropbox plugin I almost never use the actual dropbox.com website, but when I do I immediately want to cancel my account and go use Microsoft Skydrive instead. Go to the […]

The Case of “the cloud”

October 15, 2013

1

As I was hunting for tickets for the Purdue vs. Nebraska game over the weekend, I naturally first visited the Purdue Tickets webpage. Here is a picture of the page, which I like for the most part with the exceptions of the large add on the right hand side. When I attempted to use the […]