Category: user interface

I like what Gmail says

Search, don’t sort. Use Google search to find the exact message you want, no matter when it was sent or received. Don’t throw anything away. Your account includes plenty of storage, so you’ll never need to delete another message. Keep

Posted in gmail, ui, user interface

Using LISMO with Flickr

Yesterday, I was trying to upload AU mobile phone pictured photos to flickr using AU’s LISMO software. It went something like this: 1) Download LISMO to my computer (WIN PC, in my case), obviously. 2) Sync photo files in my

Posted in au, flickr, keitai, lismo, ui, user interface, yahoo

The cost of a click

I am not talking about Cost Per Click (CPC) to an advertiser. I am talking about the cost or the efforts associated with moving the mouse so that the mouse pointer rests on the link in a given web page.  Below is

Posted in ミクシィ, mixi, ui, user interface

del.icio.us hotlist

Have you noticed del.icio.us has the new feature hotlist upfront, which focuses more on new last 1 hour tagged items. Interesting to see the difference on one hand services like technorati focuses on top 100 or my favorites EVER, on

Posted in del.icio.us, hotlist, tag, technorati, ui, user interface

What gyao doesn’t get

Gyao.jp is one of Japan fastest growing free of charge video streaming services, with a registered membership of 9.6 million+. Despite its self-proclaimed success, it, too, has the typical “directory” type user interface, akin to Yahoo’s. Might be comfortable to

Posted in ギャオ, broadcast, del.icio.us, gyao, Joshusa Schachter, media, SNS, social media, social networking, tag, ui, USEN, user interface, yahoo, YouTube

docomo i-mode user interface

By far the most terrible user interface I’ve experienced in my entire life. Cost me about 20 steps only to change the mobile package plan online (what they call “i-mode”). This terrible UI has been around for years; still docomo

Posted in docomo, Japan, mobile, softbank, ui, user interface, vodafone, yahoo

The bottom page

It might not be Yahoo alone, but most of us have long been accustomed to organizing information in a hierarchical manner, breaking the whole into pieces or parts by directory, so that we are comfortable calling the starting page “the

Posted in google, jeff+jarvis, metaphor, social media, tag, user interface, yahoo

User interface is a passion

“User interface is a passion.” No, he didn’t use that phrase in his presentation. Or, might not even think so by himself. But that’s what I read from the presentation made by the founder of del.icio.us, Joshusa Schachter. Somewhat technical,

Posted in del.icio.us, folksonomy, innovation, Joshusa Schachter, media, rss, social media, tag, user interface