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Designing for opposable thumbs

One of the easiest to understand, yet still one of the most abused concepts when breathing life into your mobile product is that your interface, disregarding for the moment it’s pixel aesthetics, should indeed be optimized ‘ergonomically’ for your users. Yes, the makers of said devices should have hopefully carefully thought this through; however, when[…]

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Mobile, Metrics & Mayhem

Mobile analytics from vince baskerville Due to changes in my schedule, I unfortunately couldn’t stay for the entire conference, however I still enjoyed the few sessions I was able to attend at Internet Summit 2012 at Raleigh, NC and had a blast during my mini-workshop session. The abstract This is my deck for the mini-workshop on Mobile Analytics for Internet[…]

Rethinking your Mobile First strategy

Exactly what is “mobile first”? It is a term and strategy that Luke Wroblewski coined which in a nutshell is about using the mobile web as a constraint to think about desktop web design and development decisions. Now, when I say re-think your mobile first strategy I’m not saying that the above ‘mobile first’ is[…]

Designing our mobile experience

[ Posted originally @ TripLingo.com/blog ] Application development is no small task. To do it well, companies typically start with a long and meticulous planning process for its development. Even using an “agile & lean” approach, a successful launch often follows a trajectory of build, test, have a beta release so you can conduct usability[…]

Introduction to Appcelerator Titanium

Everyone and their mother is looking to get into the Mobile space. It’s an almost ever expanding market right now that’s just ripe for the picking. Well not entirely. Anyhow, if you believe that you have a decent enough idea and would love to tap into the millions of people using an iPhone or an[…]

8 Excellent tools to get your business started

As an entrepreneur, or anyone looking to shift gears and become one, the sheer thought could be daunting. Usually many of us hear information about two extremes: either about the wondrous success of a few companies and how their founders went from rags to riches — thus sparking a sudden flux of interest and pure,[…]

Build a product. Not Features.

The unfortunate crutch that many people face when building a product for their business, regardless of which stage said person is in, there are always those ever probing question that ask: how do you standout from the competition? What is the differentiator? The weight of this problem affects all us entrepreneurs. Numerous people try to[…]

How was your first time?

Be memorable Everyone remembers their 1st time. Regardless if it’s a good or bad first-time, no one ever forgets. Everyone may have a myriad range of remembrance, however we can all agree that a first impression is precious and we use this to try and make smart and fast decisions. Based on our first impressions we will then[…]