I just bought my brother an iPad and noticed there isn’t any visual indication on the charger when it's in an active charging state. Why wouldn’t a designer provide some visual feedback? ...
If you had a shoestring budget and could purchase any SINGLE iOS device for testing design and interaction of an iOS app, which would you choose? iPhone 6, 6+, 5, 5S, iPod touch, something else? I ...
I'm developing a board like this that serves as an adapter for a given board that needs to be plugged like this given that the board size is the same, users tend to plug it the other way, the way ...
Retractable pens typically have a rather noisy mechanism. Some users periodically start pressing the pen button frequently (while they're talking on the phone or while they're waiting for some result ...
I currently have a problem where users are not correctly aligning a plug with a socket on an electrical device, leading to the plug being forced and the pins breaking. Users have suggested putting ...
While reading about the history of the computer keyboard I was a little surprised to hear that it is still the primary interface between humans and computers... Despite the development of ...
Most computer monitors are too low. Almost everybody, at least once in their lives, has put a pack of printing paper, a cardboard box, or something else under their monitors stand to bring it to an ...
I recently watched the mother of all demos from 1968 which did an excellent job of showing how computers can be personal. Something that stood out to me was the mouse. This device has remained ...
We're building an app that allows people to upload or record their voice or video using HTML5 (not flash). We've run into a problem where users can't seem to find the button to allow the app to use a ...
I've searched around and read UX's help section, but I'm still not sure if this question is too subjective for UX. If it is, I can remove it. This question applies to cable set-top boxes that have an ...
I've noticed that the mayority of the well-known brands (Sennheiser, Logitech, Plantronics, Razer, SteelSeries, Audio-Technica, Phillips, etc) tend to make headsets with the microphone on the left, is ...
Why do Apple Macintoshes only have one mouse button? It seems useful to have at least a second one for options that aren't regularly used.
I used to be quite a successful web-designer 1o years ago (before we I got children and moved to another country). Now I plan to restart my professional experienced, whilst still working mainly from ...
I'm curious why every front-loaded washing machine I've seen so far comes with a window, while other household machines, like dishwashers, don't. From a design or UI/UX perspective, why would one ...