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Provide links / show buttons in context Assuming the apps you want to showcase are actually relevant to the user in this scenario (and you're not just trying to shoehorn in services for the sake of it), then just show the app buttons/links in locations relevant to their utility. So nutritional information would appear with the other metadata at the top of ...


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Wikipedia defines: False Affordance -- An affordance which in reality does nothing Hidden Affordance -- An affordance that has possibilites for action but they are not perceived I would add to the list: Unintuitive Affordance -- An affordance which seems to imply some action but results in some other less intuitive action. I think you could also ...


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To me, the advantage of the balloon tooltip is that the small triangle points directly to the element that it relates to, which reduces ambiguity in a crowded user interface You can argue the user knows where his mouse/finger is pointing, but one scenario it's actually useful for is disseminating screenshots that don't show the mouse pointer or supply ...



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