Amazon’s Echo Look companion app goes live

Amazon’s odd foray into the world of selfie cameras via the Echo Look is now complete with the launch of a companion application for iOS and Android devices that works with the new connected camera. The app allows Echo Look owners to view live previews from the Look’s camera, take a picture, survey their outfits,…

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Microsoft Is Redesigning Windows 10 And We Love It

Although Microsoft revealed a lot during its Build developer conference that took place in Seattle last week, for the developers, the most expected news was the announcement of the Windows 10’s biggest UI refresh: Windows 10 “Fall Creators Update”. As the name implies, this update will come up later this year; because Microsoft didn’t want…

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Establishing a UX Budget

By Janet M. Six In this edition of Ask UXmatters, our expert panel considers some different approaches to establishing the budget for a UX team within a large organization. In particular, we consider the pros and cons of using a ratio model for funding User Experience and how to define a UX budget as a…

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Designing UX: Forms

By Jessica Enders This is an excerpt from Chapter 5 of Jessica Enders’s new book Designing UX: Forms. 2016 SitePoint. Chapter 5: Flow Paper forms are static. Immobile, unresponsive, fixed. Forms come alive when they’re on the Web: questions can appear or hide, errors can be flagged and corrected, and the experience can be tailored…

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