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well, roundness of buttons comes from the Contour Bias concept: Contour Bias is a well-studied theory that shows that humans prefer rounded objects and choices over angled ones. The more angled, the more that human brains reacted with activity in the brain associated with fear and flight. in theory, your 50% rounded button should work better, and ...


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This is the pivotal question. Are the dropdown "filters" important controls where majority of the users will select one or more options before clicking "Apply"? If these dropdown items are important You would want the user to scroll pass the dropdown list to confirm they have selected the correct options before hitting "Apply". If these dropdown ...


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The only reason to do it for SEO purposes is to increase the number of web pages. That's a bad UX reason, and that's typically why big brands avoid it. Then again, big brands have SEO handled. So many don't need to worry about it.


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Are you stuck on dropdowns, or are you open to other alternatives? You could lay it out as shown below, scroll vertically through filters if they don't all fit (similar to Instagram filters), and then show options for each filter below. Using this approach, the "Apply" button would not be pushed off screen until a filter is selected, so at least the user ...


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Tabs may take up more real estate, but many apps have been using a pattern that while scrolling down the page, the tabs (or any subheader/button-bar) will slide up behind the main header. A simple scroll towards the top of the page will reveal the tabs. This still allows the user to know where they are within the app, but will give a thumb's worth more of ...


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I would go both tilting rectangle and arrow. The arrows a standarized icon for refreshing/synchronizing so I won't use them alone. The rectangle alone doesn't say too much by itself, the motion part . Android uses something like this (although I don't really like that arrows) and the labeling also helps a lot:


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This search seems to yield quite a few results: https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=rotate+screen+icon&espv=2&biw=1342&bih=648&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=IaSfVcmCB8at7AbSwIHYBQ&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ Most of them seem to be based on a stylised phone icon either show at an angle with one or two arrows to denote rotation direction or ...


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Breadcrumbs are usually there, just not in the traditional sense. For instance, Facebook has a breadcrumb when you use the search on mobile and even on desktop. The search is pre-filled, even after pressing a result. This allows the user to understand where he is and if the result isn't what they are looking for, they can back track. Breadcrumbs are really ...



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