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I think the smart approach would be to include a volume control on desktop computers, but hide it on mobile. The reason is most desktop users don't like to adjust their speaker volume, it's often inconvenient, and even adjusting the volume slider in Windows itself is less convenient than adjusting the player volume. The other important reason is that a ...


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Assuming I'm understanding the situation correctly, I will propose a few options 1) the best interface, is NO interface.. by detecting the browsers user-agent, you can determine what type of system they are on (and POSSIBLY skip one of the tab bar selections). I understand that you may not be able to do this in ALL cases. It will be VERY rare that someone ...


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As far as I understand, the main confusion occurs at the "Show all", so I would simply rename the label to "Show all of series 3 only" to make sure users understand this action clears out all other series. The timeframe cuts controls could be displayed on the right, with the horizontal highlight to show that it's a cut across all series. What does the "...


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"Say I chose a checkbox from each of two different series, and then chose a "show all" checkbox from a third series. Would it be confusing to see my first two choices removed?" It would be very confusing if the first two choices were removed but still shown as 'checked' in their respective checkboxes as there would be a mismatch in state between the ...


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Yes, it would be confusing and potentially annoying or even frustrating. You might want to rethink how the interact. Maybe you have the choose from all, date, or custom first. If they choose custom, they get the option groups. Generally speaking good form design is: if something is toggled, radio button. If choices and multiple selections, checkboxes, ...


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Even if there was no usability relevance in it, the external on/off WiFi button falls in the realm of psychological comfort and still contributes to improving the user experience. No matter how abstract technology gets, people will always be tactile beings. We need to touch and feel the surroundings, so that they become real in our mind. Especially with ...


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Well, you could simply scan the card in iOS8+. As for optimal, I think it will depend on testing. As someone that uses an iPad for almost anything, I'd say "use a spinner". However, a quick research shows that both spinner and text inputs are user almost equally, with a slight preference for text inputs. See samples below: So, it seems that other ...


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Generally speaking Apple is the opposite of Windows. The reasons for this go back a long way, and it's Windows that didn't think about it, they simply wanted to do it the opposite to the Mac. I say this because it's useful to understand that some initial thought went into the order of affirming an action, or escaping from it. Apple's designers decided we ...



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