An MIT Touch Lab study of
Human Fingertips to investigate the Mechanics of Tactile Sense found that the average width of the index finger is 1.6 to 2 cm (16 – 20 mm) for most adults. This converts to 45 – 57 pixels, which is wider than what most mobile guidelines suggest.
1. Designing for 34 / 44 pixels touch target ( Windows Phone UI Design and Interaction Guide and iPhone Human Interface Guidelines)
2. Designing for 57 pixels touch target (ergonomically correct)
3. Designing for 72 pixels touch target (Thumb correct)
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Yes, Facebook could (and should) improve their interface.
Fred Nerby from Brisbane, Australia, has done a great job in this conceptual showcase.
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I still like this one (from 2009)
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Dear Santa, please bring me a tablet for Christmas…
This little dictionary is cynical, and hilarious, especially if you have been in user-centered design for a while. And it’s an excellent starter for discussing the place of UX in your organisation. Thanks
Debunking User Experience Handout (PDF)
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This is what I want to do when I grow up… wait… I am doing it.
Download the infographic as a PDF
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For designers and touch users, here comes a great Touch gesture guide, courtesy of interaction designer
LukeW. Thanks for sharing.
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