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)
Posted in Apps, iPhone, Touch, User Experience, Webdesign, Windows |
Tagged apple, Handhelds, Human interface guidelines, Interaction design, iOS, iPhone, Liquid crystal display, Pixel, responsive webdesign, Smartphones, Touch, Touchscreen, Web design, Web Design and Development
From the eco-friendly design house Those speakers look really good. Not yet for sale, but post-prototype. People People of Stockholm.
This speaker tries to answer all of the questions above.
Rechargeable WiFi antenna that plugs into any headphone socket.
Living room friendly.
1. Paper App
A really great notepad app from
53, the first pen tool is free, and if you want more you can buy the rest as bundle or separately (I bought the bundle). Makes it very easy to sketch ideas and explore UX concepts.
Register to the site and upload your pictures,
Appafolio will build an interactive Portfolio for you. Nice and free.
3. SketchBook Pro for Ipad
This app from Autodesk is not a toy, even if it is really cheap. It comes very handy with a pen and the touch screen bring a complete new dimension compared to sketching on Wacom+ PC.
Posted in Apple, Apps, Creative, Fun, Graphic design, User Experience |
Tagged App Store, Autodesk, Autodesk SketchBook Pro, iOS, IPad, iPhone, Personal computer, Wacom
PadRacer is a pretty cool demo of what the iOS can do. The iPad app is a race track that links up to four iPhones or iPod Touches. You can also link two iPads together to make one big map over WiFi or Bluetooth. Pretty cool stuff. The iPad app is $4.99 and with free controller app for the iPhone and iPod Touch
Posted in Apple, Game, User Experience |
Tagged App Store, apple, Bluetooth, Games, iOS, IPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Stunt Car Racer, UX
iOS developers Steven Troughton-Smith and TheMudKip have hacked the 2nd generation Apple TV to run iOS apps at full resolution. They have been using a custom Springboard (Home Screen) written by TheMudKip on a jailbroken Apple TV.
This reveals the potential of the Apple TV (which is a stripped Ipod-Touch) and what a iOS-powered TV set from Apple could do.
Posted in Apple, Hack, User Experience |
Tagged apple, AppleTV, iOS, IPad, iPhone, Springboard, Steven Troughton-Smith, Troughton-Smith, User Experience, UX