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Experiences: Mobile Experiences

UXmatters has published 9 articles on the topic Mobile Experiences.

Top 3 Trending Articles on Mobile Experiences

  1. Understanding Location

    Mobile Matters

    Designing for every screen

    A column by Steven Hoober
    March 5, 2018

    While many people still talk about the constraints of mobile devices—how they have small screens and are hard to type on—I focus on the value they bring by not making users type and by doing things that no other devices can do.

    Sensors are the real key to the magical appeal of mobile devices—and location is one of the first and best of these sensing technologies. Knowing where a mobile device is works very well as a proxy for knowing the location of the user—and very often, what someone needs or wants to do next.

    Therefore, knowing users’ location is an excellent way to tie their reality to the digital experience you’re designing. Read More

  2. Insights on Switching, Centering, and Gestures for Touchscreens

    Mobile Matters

    Designing for every screen

    A column by Steven Hoober
    September 2, 2014

    While I’ve discovered many things in the last few years about how users work with touchscreen devices, the one thing I’m really sure about is how much we do not understand. Touch devices are still fairly new. We’re still developing patterns for interactions and are just now beginning to understand how users understand and employ their touchscreen devices.

    Since my first research into how users really hold and touch their phones came out over a year and a half ago, I’ve continued to build on my early research and explore the human side of mobile touch interactions. The next logical step was for me to attempt to actually understand users’ motivations and determine whether I can draw relationships between different types of actions or contexts and user interactions. Read More

  3. An Interview with Nick Wiles, Head of User Experience at Atom Bank

    Innovating UX Practice

    Inspirations from software engineering

    A column by Peter Hornsby
    July 11, 2016

    Atom Bank is a new, online-only bank that is remarkable for its clear emphasis on user experience. Nick Wiles, Head of User Experience at Atom Bank, who is shown in Figure 1, has brought some truly innovative design thinking to the typically very staid banking sector and is also notable for having some of the most amazing facial hair in User Experience! Read More

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