Episode 284 is a linkshow. Per and James discuss two articles that have grabbed their attention – we feature articles about additive bias and the current state of mobile UX.
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.
Hot on the heels of the launch of the iPhone 6 with it’s NFC chip and Apple Pay, we talk to Skip Allum, the author of Designing Mobile Payment Experiences. We learn about the different types of solutions, talk about barriers to use, what hasn’t worked, what could work and ponder the future of paying with our phones.
(Listening time: 53 minutes)
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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
UX Podcast attended the launch of Vimla, a new mobile network in Sweden that aims to be simple, open, and community driven. We talk to Katarina Gospic, brian scientist and beta tester of Vimla about her experience as part of the Vimla focus group and her ideas for the service.
UX Podcast attended the launch of Vimla, a new mobile network in Sweden that aims to be simple, open, and community driven. We talk to Johan Littorin, head of Vimla, about how the idea was born and how they are working with user-centered product development.
It’s just before lunch on day 2 of UXLx 2013 and we were lucky enough to grab a few minutes of Luke Wroblewski‘s time right after his morning workshop Organizing Mobile Web Experiences. We chat about device proliferation, device ergonomics and some of the other challenges heading our way.(Listening time 13 minutes)
- Luke’s presentaton: Organizing mobile web experiences
This time James and Per discuss usability rules and recommendations. Jakob Nielsen earlier this year updated his web design recommendation, saying that you should now design for around 1440 pixels wide. With this as a starting point we cover browser viewports, research, recommendations, responsive web design and mobile web sites. Phew, all that and a little more in 29 minutes!
(Listening time 29 minutes)
- Computer screens are getting bigger
- Screens are getting bigger, but not the browser viewport
- The Right column is a black hole for content (Swedish)
- WordPress plugin: Measuring viewport size
- How Moving the Call-to-Action below the Fold Generated a 304% Lift in Conversions
- Whitney Hess’s “one column” site