It goes without saying that the holidays are one of, if not the most profitable times for retailers, but they are especially important those with physical stores. It follows that those businesses such as malls, that make their money from renting space to retailers would do everything in their power to properly notify the public … Continue reading It’s The Holiday Season But Nobody Needs To Know Your Opening Hours
They Didn’t Think It Through – Browsing WordPress Mobile Theme Stores
I was looking for inspiration for a mobile site design today, trawling WordPress theme stores, when I noticed a particularly stupid and unhelpful trend. The image you see below is what I get when I visit the demo for a mobile theme on a mobile browser. Yes, that's right - you're looking at the full … Continue reading They Didn’t Think It Through – Browsing WordPress Mobile Theme Stores
Is Facebook Testing A New Like Button Design?
It looks like Facebook may be testing a new design for their "Like" buttons and boxes found almost ubiquitously on websites. I first noticed the new button design, which looks a lot more like the social buttons offered by Twitter, Google Plus an others, while visiting Nothing Serious using Firefox. I still get the same … Continue reading Is Facebook Testing A New Like Button Design?
Tactile Tablet Experience – Why Do We Ruin It?
How many times have you taken your tablet (or phone) out of the protective case to show it someone who wanted to try it? I know I have. You offer them them the opportunity to experience the device the way it was deigned to be experienced, with the original tactile experience, knowing full well that … Continue reading Tactile Tablet Experience – Why Do We Ruin It?
Fresh Impressions – A 5-Year-Old’s View Of Corporate Logos/Brands
I'm twenty-seven different kinds of nervous today as we await the decision on whether or not we'll get the house we want to live in for the next few years, so thinking about this piece of brain candy has served as a pleasant albeit brief distraction. I'm often surprised by how little we think about … Continue reading Fresh Impressions – A 5-Year-Old’s View Of Corporate Logos/Brands
Epic Upgrades? Women And Gaming
As both Sara and I enjoyed playing Soul Calibur 2, we picked up a copy Soul Calibur IV for the X-Box 360 at GameStop yesterday. We didn't do any research into it, just going on the strength of the fun we had playing Soul Calibur 2 together. Both of us were aware of the rather revealing … Continue reading Epic Upgrades? Women And Gaming
Where’s The Damn Subscribe Button?
Really I don’t care if you’re not concerned about how many people read your blog. I couldn’t give a monkeys arse about your super minimalist design. I fart in the face of your need for the ultimate in minimalist aesthetics. If you don’t have a clear and easily located RSS or subscribe button on your … Continue reading Where’s The Damn Subscribe Button?