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What are the best practices for designing a UI when the system state might also be changed by a secondary client?

I'm designing the frontend for a system (lots of text boxes for numeric entry, a couple of on/off switches). This isn't proving too tough, but I'm encountering some difficulty because there's also a ...
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Usability testing with multiple devices in the same session with the same user?

We had a pilot test of usability testing. We only planned to do tests on desktop pc because that's what we think is the main device with the our user group. After the pilot we had a feedback ...
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UI Testing for multi screen setups

I was wondering if there was any tools/ systems, that are capable of simulating multiple screens for use on UI testing. Context: We are developing an application which can consist of multiple ...
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Possible ways to show some multilevel choices for a multiplatform application

I have an application running on 3 platforms: Windows, Android, Linux. While the native part is practically the same, the UI part is obviously different - WPF on Windows, xml/layout based UI on ...
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Design guidelines for a multi-screen or multi-device ecosystem

Since the article that was published by Precious about Multiscreen Patterns or patterns for multiscreen strategies back in 2011, there has been an increase in the amount of IoT devices and other ...
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Universal or standard pattern of keyboard layout design

One of the arguments for having different keyboard layout designs is that they are tailored for different devices and their usage. So for example, a physical keyboard layout is often similar on a ...
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Recording Mobile Device for Usability Testing Sessions [duplicate]

Hi everyone i have a question regarding recording mobile device usability testing sessions. do you suggest any external device i can attache to the camera to record the test? if you familiar with ...
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Usable field type for date of birth on devices

I have a question about what kind of form input needs to be used to provide the best experience for date of birth field on mobile devices..I have tried to use the device specific native spinners. The ...
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What kind of data should and should not be synchronized through multiple threads?

The startpoint: A page of a website is opened somehow in multiple instances at the same time (e.g. in 2 browser tabs, 2 browsers, or 2 devices). After that a persistent change happens on 1 of these ...
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Differentiating the "device" calendar from online calendar services when asking the user to add an event

I have an event for users that they can add to their calendar. So, users are given multiple options of which calendar program or service they want to add the event to. However I am having trouble ...
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UX targeting laptop(touchpad) vs desktop(with mouse) users

Are there any UX guidelines that are to be followed targeting users of these two types :- Apart from the screen size- Laptop No mouse in majority of the cases , uses touch pad and keyboard ...
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Analysis Device Guide for a Client

I hope falls into UX. We've just completed some analysis work for a client for a new mobile application. Part of that analysis work was to provide user experience analysis from their preferred device ...
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Are there devices narrower than 320px (and data on their usage for web browsing)?

Most organisations I know of when testing responsive designs (and responders to the question What is the smallest screen size you design for) use 320px as the narrowest device width they test for, ...
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Can I test different devices when I'll only have a sample of around 10 participants?

I'm going to be testing a way for students at the University of Leicester to print wirelessly to our printers from their own mobile device (could be smartphone, laptop, tablet etc.) There are two ...
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Are there any examples of multi-screen or multi-device design patterns?

There are increasingly more offices and work environment setups that allow employees to use multiple screens to do their work, and there are also many people who use multiple devices at the same time. ...
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