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#180 Mobile frustrations with Lina Hansson

What frustrates people when using mobile sites? Lina Hansson is a conversion specialist at Google. Recently Google has tested almost 500 websites in retail, travel and finance verticals across Europe, the Middle East and Africa on mobile. Lina talk to us about what they discovered and what we can do make mobile sites less frustrating and more successful.
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Good designers follow trends and use design systems, great ones harness them

Guest post by Davor Tomić

Why designing completely flat is not (always) the safest bet, and how Google got it right this time.

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#134 Material design with Richard Fulcher

Since its launch in 2014, Google’s design framework – Material Design has been gathering momentum and spreading beyond its original focus of mobile applications.

To lift our knowledge and understanding of what it is all about we are joined by Richard Fulcher, Design Manager on the Material Design systems team at Google. Rich is one of the team at Google who have worked on Material Design since its conception.

We talk about what Material Design is, how it makes use of the physical world in its implementation and how it could be used as a universal design framework.

(Listening time: 30 minutes)

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#79 James & Per & Alissa get unbundled

With Facebook moving messaging to a separate app, unbundling has really hit the big time. What is app unbundling? Should you be adopting it as a strategy for your app/product? Piece of cake to pull off or hideous nightmare? We are joined by Alissa Briggs, Senior UX Manager at Intuit, to talk our way through the unbundling trend. Read More

#40 James & Per and The Cogheads

Spring has finally arrived in Stockholm. In this link-show James and Per discuss three articles they’ve recently stumbled upon. We discuss… the important of cognitive load when making simple products, websites and services. Why every start up needs a UX advisor – or why everyone needs a UX advisor. Finally we chat about Google’s new European cookie law compliance feature.

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#38 James & Per do some pruning

Once James has finished talking about gardening and pruning apple trees, we get on with a link show. We discuss three recent articles we’ve found on our travels. Google does some pruning of its own and sunsets Google Reader. Econsultancy published a list of 14 lousy web trends that are making a come back. Finally we take a look at some interesting and amusing banner ad statistics.

(Listening time: 38 minutes)

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