Give users the ability to escape any system notifications, with no strings attached. Notifications should respect users’ freedoms. And no more daily nags!
A web browser full of tabs is a pain to move around. The worst offenders in this category in Mac OS (11/12/13) are Opera and Chrome. It’s easy to see why.
I can operate my Macbook in “closed-shell” mode but I never knew about it until I accidentally shut my laptop with my external monitor plugged in … and my monitor stayed on, to my surprise.
Recently the Tables dropdown menu was taken out of Google Docs with no warning, and no user survey was issued to me to discover my work preferences. There’s a better way to make changes.
Time is not money. Time is happiness.
In this post I take a look at improving the usability of the popular chat client, HipChat, to make it easier to find people. Currently it is difficult to locate people in the side bar if you have a lot going on.
Mozilla’s website told me: “Your system doesn’t meet the requirements to run Firefox.” With 8 gigs of ram, a speedy processor, and plenty of disk space, I feel alienated by one of my favorite brands. Let’s improve the copy.
I plug in my phone to start charging it. The Android File Transfer app auto-starts on my Mac, and moments later, a popup invades my screen and makes me stop whatever I’m doing. “Can’t access device storage,” it says, along with some other noise. It’s time for a redesign.
SPF Framework reduces email fraud and spoofing Email frauds and scams are successful in part because the email of the sender appears to be from a legitimate source. Sender Policy Framework (SPF) allows email servers to double check that an email came from an authorized source, and reject mail before it lands in anyone’s inbox….
While working on revamping my online portfolio, I wanted a scroll effect after clicking on menu items — the default “jump to” activity was abrupt, and after designing my Celebrity Name Game and becoming spoiled on effects, I thought it was a good move. Turns out, however, that it’s unwieldy to try and get jQuery…