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A little late to the party but I'm developing a project with a designer who is absolutely in love with modals. For mobile devices in 2014, modals are still a poor UX choice because of positioning and scrolling issues. They are most often JavaScript driven, which means if accessibility is important to your project then there will be a cross section of site ...


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There could be a fun UI in fixing the tag cloud UI for touch. Your tag cloud could dynamically expand on first touch to offer a spaced out view of the tags within say 50 pixels (device dependent) of the centre of the touch event. Easy then to select required target. Touches are very fast so user is not inconvenienced much by touching twice, as long as ...


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Tag clouds don't work on mobile devices. They don't really work on desktops either. When I am trying to design something and it doesn't seem to work, sometimes I take a step back and try to figure out what is the job to do. Don't get caught up in the form (tag cloud) or the platform (mobile). What are the problems are you trying to solve? And what is the ...


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I think that some of this will depend on the content you are actually looking at displaying. For example, if this is something like choosing a country from a list, there are some better ways of handling it (for example) than just a regular dropdown. In general, the better user experience is when the user isn't hidden so much content. This article and this ...


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It all depends on context. But, in general, if you need a tooltip to explain something, I'd argue that shouldn't be in a tooltip to begin with and should just be a part of the content on the screen by default.


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I think sliders are bad practice in general when it comes to selecting a precise number. A slider is a good choice when you know that users think of the value as a relative quantity, not a numeric value. For example, users think about setting their audio volume to low or medium—not about setting the value to 2 or 5. — Microsoft Sliders are functional ...



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