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Working in UX / Information Architect role in Hampshire, UK.

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comment Should the space between the checkbox and label be clickable?
That may be an implementation to go with, but the question itself is about whether or not the space between label and checkbox should be clickable, not really about how to implement it.
13h
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What is a standard symbols for “more info” or “expand to show more”?
13h
reviewed Reject suggested edit on iOS sidebar menu and back button
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reviewed Close Why are menus always misaligned in Windows
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comment Is there any evidence to back up the theory elderly people won't know how to use a smartphone?
There are a lot of assumptions here, and no actual evidence (which is what the OP has asked for).
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comment Is there any evidence to back up the theory elderly people won't know how to use a smartphone?
This isn't an answer to the question. OP has asked if there is any evidence for how older people cope with smartphones. Your answer doesn't cover any of that.
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comment Is there any evidence to back up the theory elderly people won't know how to use a smartphone?
That's not evidence, it's one single anecdote that may not represent the wider population at all.
Apr
17
comment How wide should a responsive-designed website be?
The question is "What is the best resolution" not "what isn't". Can you amend your answer so you're addressing the question itself?
Apr
17
comment Mobile App Home Page
No sorry, stack exchange isn't really set up to give individual reviews on this sort of thing, so there aren't any other sites available here that would cater to it. Questions need to be relevant to a wide variety of people, while app / UI reviews are only ever going to be relevant to the one person asking the question. As a repository of useful Questions and Answers that means such posts don't really work here I'm afraid.
Apr
17
comment Should we bring back the user to the ABC mode on the SmartPhone keyboard automatically after they have entered some symbols/numbers/punctuation?
In what context?
Apr
17
comment Do users object to homepages which contain a full section consisting of a contact form?
@David: It doesn't have to be expensive. Google Analytics Experiments can do most of it for you. I suggest creating a version of the same page but with a blank background to that area and running those variants through a Google Experiment to see what you get. The only cost there is the time it takes to create a blank background version, and then add in the relevant GA tags to the HTML. (Of course the site does have to be live at that point for it to work though).
Apr
17
comment Do users object to homepages which contain a full section consisting of a contact form?
This is not a very constructive answer. Why is 'too loud' a bad thing? How do you know that asking user-friendly questions 'will surely work'? And finally, saying the prototype sucks is incredibly unhelpful and impolite, especially if you offer no reasoning or suggestions. You are required to Be Nice on this site, and you're treading a very fine line with that comment in that respect.
Apr
17
revised Why don't e-commerce sites use “quick view” on mobile?
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Apr
17
answered Do users object to homepages which contain a full section consisting of a contact form?
Apr
17
reviewed Reviewed Sign up with Google/Facebook/Twitter/LinkedIn
Apr
16
comment Why did early telephones use a rotary dial instead of 10 individual buttons?
I've protected this question because it's getting pretty much the same answer repeatedly - because the technology at the time could only handle pulse dialing. That answer has already been stated multiple times so any more ways of saying the same thing is just noise.
Apr
16
comment Why do installers still try to install toolbars?
That's a marketing decision. Same reason why Adobe suggests installing McAfee with Flash updates. They've been paid by the affiliate to bundle the installer with their product. It's not a UX issue really (although perhaps in the context of Dark Patterns).
Apr
16
comment Why did early telephones use a rotary dial instead of 10 individual buttons?
Because this is a UX site. We don't need to know the fully detailed nitty-gritty technical explanations. From a User Experience perspective the phones were limited to pulse dialing because that's all that technology would allow at the time. Going into more technical detail, while possibly interesting, isn't a new answer to the question. It's just a technical description behind what has already been stated.
Apr
16
comment Why did early telephones use a rotary dial instead of 10 individual buttons?
That point has also been made in a variety of answers and comments.
Apr
16
comment Why did early telephones use a rotary dial instead of 10 individual buttons?
This isn't really any different an answer to the top-voted answer.