Microsoft recently announced their decision to write off its $7.2B purchase of Nokia and cut 7800 jobs. CEO Satya Nadella maintains that Windows Phone has a future and is choosing to focus efforts on ‘universal apps’ instead.
When used well, audio can elevate an experience and is another channel with which we can communicate. Designer and musician Pablo Stanley explores the sonic landscape and has created some ‘earcons’ for us to play with.
Jason Li walks us through the redesign process for Thanx, a mobile rewards app. While the impetus of the redesign was largely to update the aesthetic, they also used the opportunity to revist the UX and introduce new features.