rybo111
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How to clearly state to the User what characters are valid
13 votes

You could display blocks of each character type, like this: Allowed characters: A-Z a-z 0-9 - _ .

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CAPTCHA on mobile: what are the alternatives?
8 votes

Honeypot Since you mentioned HTML5, I'm a big fan of the honeypot approach. Most of your users won't even know it's there. Use all four of the following input fields which you must validate server-...

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"Do Not Disturb" tags in hotels, how can they be improved?
3 votes

How about a 'fridge' magnet? Have the available options stuck to the inside of the door, or on a wall near the door. Let the user stick the appropriate one to the outside of the door. For non-metal ...

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Making the user login again after registration
2 votes

I don't think there's any harm in logging the user in after registering and get straight to the action, since many sites like Twitter already do this. Some sites tell their users to: Type your ...

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Documentation - do we "Click", "Push", "Press" or "Select" a button on a touch-screen interface
2 votes

The Android setup screen used to instruct the user to touch the Android to begin, but I personally use tap for everything touch-related, as it's smaller, thus making instructions as simplistic as ...

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Best color to display hot/cold but also on/off
1 votes

Since this is specifically for a kettle, they traditionally have an LED light to indicate when they're in the process of boiling. Once boiled, this light goes off. Your app could mimic this behaviour,...

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Is the folder structure dying?
1 votes

It's hard to say if the folder structure will ever truly die, but we can safely say it's been evolving for a number of years. As far back as 2007 in Windows Vista, the user saw their folder structure ...

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Touchscreen devices: why did the stylus fall out of favor?
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Touchscreen devices were always an interesting concept, but fell short when it came to accuracy without a stylus. When the iPhone emerged with its capacitive touchscreen, doubters instantly ...

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