Editor’s note: This post was written by Sagar, who started Webwingz in 2000, with a vision to make the web a better place. Starting from a small garage and a Pentium 1, he now leads a small army of proficient designers and developers to produce premium digital identities. He started Billbooks.com in 2010 and has users […]
Many designers claim they are experts with building user experience. And often times this is correct, but there is a scientific approach you can have towards building digital interfaces. What works best for displaying navigation links, image content, video media, etc? I can think of at least one article related to this topic and building […]
Lately I’ve noticed a number of articles with gripes and groans about the Android user experience, the way interfaces are designed, the usability of Android apps, and a lack of satisfaction with the whole Android ecosystem.
As someone who works on day-to-day basis with usability testing and user experience design, my interest was piqued. Were these users just iPhone users who expressed dissatisfaction after a brief flirtation with Android, or was there something deeper going on?
I can’t honestly say I’ve had a lot of experience with Android – although I do own two iOS devices – so I couldn’t write off these concerns one way or another. But rather than basing it off a few, possibly biased opinions, it seemed the fairest way to compare the two was to set up a quick usability test.