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How to choose the right UX metrics for your product

How to choose the right UX metrics for your product | Mobile design | Scoop.it
When designing for the web, you can analyze usage data for your product and compare different interfaces in A/B tests. This is sometimes called “data-driven design”, but I prefer to think of it as data-informed…
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1) figure out how you create value for your user

2) determine relevant metrics

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Android Seeks to Inspire Beautiful App Designs

Android Seeks to Inspire Beautiful App Designs | Mobile design | Scoop.it
Google has updated the Android Beautiful Design Collection with more examples of great app designs that app developers can emulate and build upon.
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As Steve Jobs would say, "Design is how it works". Android is getting better and better, and great to see Google put more effort into it.

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Google Engineer Unifies The Menu And Overflow Buttons In KitKat, Makes Monty Python Jokes

Google Engineer Unifies The Menu And Overflow Buttons In KitKat, Makes Monty Python Jokes | Mobile design | Scoop.it
The physical Menu button is an interesting holdout from an earlier age of Android. While Google's devices and those manufacturers that roughly follow Googl... by Michael Crider in KitKat 4.4, News
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great to see Android design becoming more consistent

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The Science Behind the Candy Crush Addiction

The Science Behind the Candy Crush Addiction | Mobile design | Scoop.it
A year after the game's mobile launch, we still can't stop playing. The app's designer and psychology experts weigh in on exactly what makes it so irresistible
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Great gameplay is the one thing that keeps users return to your mobile game. Play with your user, let them long for more, come back later. In terms of monetization, having mandatory breaks that can be skipped by paying money is just cheer genius.

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Untouchable

Untouchable | Mobile design | Scoop.it
I dislike iOS 7 so strongly that I feel inclined to begin this post with a disclaimer about how much I admire Apple. Apple is my hero. They’ve always inspired me to be better at what I do, even when I...
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The new iOS 7 buttons for sure take getting used to. Less prominently visible, they leave more room for content

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Sloppy UI

Sloppy UI | Mobile design | Scoop.it
It's all about intellectual honesty, not trolling. Talk to us: @sloppyui or sloppyui@gmail.com
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Some mistakes in UI's, primarily iOS 7

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Android is better

Android is better | Mobile design | Scoop.it
It was just meant to be a quick experiment. I started using a Nexus 4. I was going to go right back to my iPhone after a week. I was designing more and more Android interfaces at Twitter and reali...
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Why a designer at Twitter switched from iPhone to Android

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iOS7 Phone GUI PSD

iOS7 Phone GUI PSD | Mobile design | Scoop.it
The PSD is a well organized, labeled and layered PSD full of editable shape layers. Most people find it useful for mocking up apps.
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Editorial: Apple's iOS 7 needs exclusive, distinctive features, not just a flat UI

Editorial: Apple's iOS 7 needs exclusive, distinctive features, not just a flat UI | Mobile design | Scoop.it
There's intense interest blooming around reports that Apple plans to revamp the look of iOS 7 with a flatter appearance. But there's more reason to believe that Apple is - or should be - focusing on features, not a radical new appearance.
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Yeah, I think Apple's UI has always been easy to use, and to go to a flat design is just a matter of taste. Revolutionary new functionality is needed to regain the top position in the mobile space

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Facebook Home And Windows Phone Are Making The Same Apps-Related Misstep | TechCrunch

Facebook Home And Windows Phone Are Making The Same Apps-Related Misstep | TechCrunch | Mobile design | Scoop.it
The problem for Home is Facebook has underestimated how important apps -- and, crucially, the customisation that apps afford -- are to the smartphone experience. When you step back and consider it, that’s a breathtakingly massive oversight.
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iPhone and Android phones are the platform: apps is where the real innovation takes place. Hence the OS should not be in the way.

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Walkthroughs Screenshots :: Mobile Patterns

Walkthroughs Screenshots :: Mobile Patterns | Mobile design | Scoop.it
A library of iOS and Android screenshots for designers and developers to reference.
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I love mobile patterns. Here some great examples of app walkthroughs

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The Main Tap › PatternTap

The Main Tap › PatternTap | Mobile design | Scoop.it
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Zurb is awesome when it comes to mobile design. Awesome design patterns

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Chinese Mobile App UI Trends

Chinese Mobile App UI Trends | Mobile design | Scoop.it
A summary of common idioms and visual language found in Chinese smartphone apps.
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Chinese is a very different language, so your interface needs to be adjusted for that. Also, just different country different standards

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4 Surprising App-Design Principles, From The Instagram Of Quick Quizzes

4 Surprising App-Design Principles, From The Instagram Of Quick Quizzes | Mobile design | Scoop.it
Designer Luke Wroblewski describes the sometimes counterintuitive tactics he used to make Polar stand out from the crowd.
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Mobile App Visual Flowchart | Graffletopia

Make beautiful flowcharts for your mobile apps in minutes. Just drag and drop mini wireframes to create professional deliverables for your clients, developers or team members.
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Always a must to start out with great mockups that convey the message. Using these templates and icons makes it really easy to create prototypes in no time

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Six Mobile Myths | UX Magazine

Six Mobile Myths | UX Magazine | Mobile design | Scoop.it
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Yep, even with a computer present at home or work, users will pick their mobile device

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BlackBerry Signs Letter Of Intent To Go Private For $9 Per Share In Deal Valued At $4.7 Billion | TechCrunch

BlackBerry Signs Letter Of Intent To Go Private For $9 Per Share In Deal Valued At $4.7 Billion | TechCrunch | Mobile design | Scoop.it
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.
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Private equity firm willing to buy #Blackberry for $1.9 billion (4.7 while BB has 2.8 in cash), probably just for its patents. #ByeBerry

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How to Make Your App More Engaging

How to Make Your App More Engaging | Mobile design | Scoop.it
First things first: Do you want to make an app that people like? Then maybe you shouldn't conflate "engaging" with time spent.
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Cater for the 2-5 burst, when users are waiting for the bus, their friend to show up or bored at home on the couch

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5 things to know when converting your app design to iOS 7

5 things to know when converting your app design to iOS 7 | Mobile design | Scoop.it
Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Rob Palmer, the UK-based head of design for Fueled, a mobile design and development company based in London and New York.



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Mobile Video User Experience Relies on Original Content

Mobile Video User Experience Relies on Original Content | Mobile design | Scoop.it
Consumers don't want to watch television commercials on their mobile devices. At least, not ones they've already seen.This is one of the findings of a n...
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Redesigned Gmail Screenshot Leaks During Google I/O Session - It's Packing A Navigation Drawer And Dumps The Bottom Action Bar

Redesigned Gmail Screenshot Leaks During Google I/O Session - It's Packing A Navigation Drawer And Dumps The Bottom Action Bar | Mobile design | Scoop.it
At Google I/O there was a session called "Structure in Android App Design," where they talked about various navigation techniques, including the new naviga... by Ron Amadeo in Google, News
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Mobile Interface on Creattica: Your source for design inspiration

Mobile Interface on Creattica: Your source for design inspiration | Mobile design | Scoop.it
Inspirational Great mobile web and app design showcased on Creattica.com. Get inspired with great mobile web and app design from the Creattica community.
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Mobile design patterns by Creattica, awesome!

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Starters Guide to iOS Design

Starters Guide to iOS Design | Mobile design | Scoop.it
As someone who does work on both the development and design side of iOS apps I find that many designers struggle with the transition to UI work, or with the different processes involved in iPhone and iPad app design.
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