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Designing App Interface for Parkinson's Patients?

People with Parkinson Disease (or PD as it's also known) need special considerations as you correctly figured. However, keep in mind that most of those considerations are covered by special ...
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Is it better to start app UI design for iPhone 5 or 6?

The iPhone 5/5s/se size. There are three key reasons: More people today still own the smaller 4-inch model than the larger models. That's also not likely to change thanks to the lifespan of the ...
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Designing App Interface for Parkinson's Patients?

My father has late-stage PD and after watching him use his Mac for the last 15 years here are some thoughts in no particular order: Assume the user can't use both hands or combinations of keys. My ...
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Is it better to start app UI design for iPhone 5 or 6?

In general, it's much easier to scale a design up from a smaller screen size to a larger screen size. So I always start with whichever is going to be the smallest device. When you're scaling up, ...
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What is this UI component called?

I'm assuming they're talking about something like this: From what you've described, they might be looking for something like classic iOS date spinner, or the Material UI "datetime-local" component ...
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Who designed the first Apple Iphone and which design principles were followed in that?

Jonathan Ive, Steve Jobs, and the Apple Design Team Jonathan Ive is influenced by the German designer, Dieter Rams:
 "Good design is innovative.  Good design must be useful. Good design is aesthetic ...
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Selecting between two options in smartphone app?

The above two screens are an example of 'Navigation' and they are not used for 'Selection' in general. Since you have mentioned it's an app that lets you choose food items, What If the user wants to ...
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Where to place close button

At the bottom Take a look to the image below, and you'll see how placing the button on top will be more difficult than placing it on bottom, even requiring both hands in order to perform a simple ...
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Designing App Interface for Parkinson's Patients?

I think you should go a week or so using some of the peripherals that these patients would use. You probably know UX as you experience the web, but you should get to know the challenges that they face ...
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What's the name of this iphone control?

This is a segmented control, from the Human Interface Guidelines (Apple) For Android, you get a reference to Material Design. They have a toggle button .
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Determining app compatibility and iPhones?

TL;DR It is ultimately the developer's choice of which older device to support, based on their time, effort, and the current adoption percentage of those devices. Explanation This actually boils down ...
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Why don't most mobile apps use color in their interfaces?

There isn't a "best practice" that recommends against adding background colors. In fact, Google Material Design provides several studies that show how color can be incorporated while still ...
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Using Segmented Controls vs Tab bar

Bottom tab bar/main navigation is for navigating to content that is not related to each other. Tabs/segmented control are for filtering a view and switching between related views. For example, if I ...
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iPhone signal that button opens a modal

In OSX (Windows too, I imagine) an ellipsis signifies that more info is needed to complete the command. This is often gathered in a modal. So something as simple as changing your button to "Change ...
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Dealing with keyboard on mobile devices in prototyping tools such as Figma

The size the native keyboard on an iPhone SE in portrait orientation is 216px. Here's a mockup of it in the device:
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Complex QR validation UX. Validate 1 entry or group?

I think (but it's an assumption I make) that the assistants like to count the people that enter. So based on the information you gave I would add a counter. Big buttons and not too many options are ...
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Where to add email/help button main screen of mobile app?

I think it's a conceptual problem, according to the explanation the button is actually the typical Contact or Get in touch. The e-mail is one more medium, not the essence of the action; and "help&...
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Proper UX to combine dropdown and segmented control?

There is a good article on Medium written about the use of segmented controls including this nicely presented flow chart / decision tree that you might want to reference and understand so you can ...
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Do you need a close button to dismiss iPhone sheets?

I think there is no harm adding cross button also. More important is that, you should show an alert or something to make sure that user that he/she sure losing the data. Thanks.
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My iPhone app requires sellers to verify their email address and phone number, when should I do that?

The answer to this question should be based on the personas of the people using the site. If a shopper requires a lesser level of verification because we don't, obviously, want to discourage people ...
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Links within an iPhone app

Usually, the app account data is different and separate from the app content. So you should make it clear in the app what section the user is viewing or editing. You can think of the profile page as ...
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iOS - Should buttons/links have a disabled state?

Disabled buttons are discussed in the UIButton in the UIKit section of the developer guidelines. Buttons have five states that define their appearance: default, highlighted, focused, selected, and ...
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How to associate color with accuracy for segmented gauge?

I think this is a case where the use of icons might be better than encoding the details using colours. I think because you are dealing with opinions that people give about themselves in a specific ...
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On-Screen or Physical Buttons On Smartphones

For iOS - Yes, I agree with you about the single button being iconic. In addition, physical buttons have some additional advantages, just a few to mention as below: For many generations, it has ...
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What are the "success" and "failure" vibration patterns in Apple Watch, and iPhone 7 haptic?

In watchOS Human Interface Guidelines apple provide audio of "success" and "failure" vibration. https://developer.apple.com/watchos/human-interface-guidelines/interactions/#haptic-feedback Apple ...
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Is a cancel button required in an iPhone app?

You can leave it out, to the best of my knowledge Apple isn't so strict as to look through apps and say they can't be in their app store simply because they don't like the UI, so it isn't "required", ...
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Is a cancel button required in an iPhone app?

The standard in iOS is detail pages/ edit pages - which slide in from the right, have a back button with < symbol. modal pages (usually for "new" stuff) - which slide in from the bottom, have a ...
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Where to place close button

I would put the close button in the centered at the bottom of the screen. This is seen in notification panels of Android < 5 and all recent iOS versions. The same concept is put into the Snapchat ...
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Tool/ workaround for testing locally stored Webpage on iPhone

My route for this was to install XAMPP on a local desktop/laptop, change the settings to allow outside connections, and access the webpage through the local network. It's a bit of a pain, but if ...
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Terminology: PIN code or Passcode?

When you ask users to set the PIN, do you clarify that it should be 4 digits? If not, that could help users to understand what is requested. I'm personally against PIN codes. Why can't user set a ...
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