Designing Connected Products

http://madebymany.com/blog/designing-connected-products

 

 

The dark side of ecommerce

http://econsultancy.com/uk/blog/62619-the-dark-side-of-ecommerce

 

 

Tracking the Behavioral Targeted Ad Debate

http://behavioraltargeting.biz/tracking-the-behavioral-targeted-ad-debate

 

 

How The Future Of Google Search Is Leaving iPhone Users Behind

http://www.fastcodesign.com/1672463/how-the-future-of-google-search-is-leaving-iphone-users-behind

 

 

YouTube’s 20 Most-Shared Ads in April

http://mashable.com/2013/05/03/youtube-april-shared-ads

 

 

Apple Begins Countdown to 50 Billion App Store Downloads

http://www.macrumors.com/2013/05/02/apple-begins-countdown-to-50-billion-app-store-downloads

https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewMultiRoom?cc=gb&fcId=638257170

 

 

How to do a Hotel website:

http://www.bgoperator.ru/amathus/

 

 

 

 

 

How Do Users Really Hold Mobile Devices?

http://www.uxmatters.com/mt/archives/2013/02/how-do-users-really-hold-mobile-devices.php

 

Creating Savvy and Sophisticated User Experiences through Personalization

http://uxmag.com/articles/creating-savvy-and-sophisticated-user-experiences-through-personalization

 

 

Logical Breakpoints For Your Responsive Design

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2013/03/01/logical-breakpoints-responsive-design/

 

 

Prioritizing Performance in Responsive Design

http://bradfrostweb.com/blog/post/prioritizing-performance-in-responsive-design/

 

 

 

Video of the week:

 

A new take on the interview process: Heineken – The Candidate

 

 

 

How mobile-optimised sites drive conversion rates and AOVs
http://econsultancy.com/uk/blog/62222-how-mobile-optimised-sites-drive-conversion-rates-and-aovs

 

Using emotional intelligence to optimise conversion rates
http://econsultancy.com/uk/blog/62202-using-emotional-intelligence-to-optimise-conversion-rates

 

Up and Coming Mobile Design Trends
http://www.paulolyslager.com/mobile-design-trends/

 

Impact of Responsive Designs
http://www.lukew.com/ff/entry.asp?1691

 

Love, Hate, and Empathy: Why We Still Need Personas
http://uxmag.com/articles/love-hate-and-empathy-why-we-still-need-personas

 

Ericsson Mobility Report (PDF)
http://www.ericsson.com/res/docs/2013/ericsson-mobility-report-february-2013.pdf

 

Friday Video:

Best bus stop ever: Are you Born Mobile?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpdcUakdQVA

 

Why aren’t our schools teaching code?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKIu9yen5nc

 

Friday Funny:

Living on a Prayer (Goat Edition):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=w0CdXaOS5_o
(Yes indeed, this is no. 1 in the viral video chart!)

 

The rise of mobile adoption, sentiment & opportunity in Travel (PDF)
http://www.advertising.expedia.com/en-us/about-ems/press-room/NewsletterPDFs/PhoCusWright-2012.pdf

 
Extreme comments ignored and few focus on negative reviews says TripAdvisor
http://www.tnooz.com/2012/11/15/news/extreme-comments-ignored-and-few-focus-on-negative-reviews-says-tripadvisor-infographic/

 
Adaptive Vs. Responsive Layouts And Optimal Form Field Labels
http://uxdesign.smashingmagazine.com/2012/11/08/ux-design-qa-with-christian-holst/

 

Friday Video:

Buyral – Professional Clicking

 

 

Responsive Navigation: Optimizing for Touch Across Devices
http://www.lukew.com/ff/entry.asp?1649 

 

Measuring the Fat Fingers Problem
Excluding accidental mobile clicks lowers rates—but they’re still higher than for the desktop web
http://www.emarketer.com/Article.aspx?R=1009470 

 

Using Paper Prototyping as a Tool for Participatory Design Research
http://www.paulolyslager.com/paper-prototyping-tool-participatory-design-research/

 

Improving Hiring for User Experience : The Applicant
http://uxmag.com/articles/improving-hiring-for-user-experience-the-applicant

 

Revealing unawareness in usability related decision-making
http://www.designforusability.org/work-packages/decision-making

 

 

Videos of the week:

John Lewis Christmas Advert 2012
Another winner from John Lewis, who constantly hit the nail on the head with their advertising.

Indie-folk singer Gabrielle Aplin provides the soundtrack for The Journey, the retailer’s almost traditional blockbuster Yuletide campaign with her version of Frankie Goes to Hollywood’s 1984 hit The Power of Love – The Guardian

Jimmy Kimmel iPad Mini Advert Spoof

Paul Bloom: The Psychology of Everything