Refining Yelp for iOS 7 / 11.17.2013

by Suzanne Ginsburg

For more than five years, I’ve been a highly satisfied Yelp user who doesn’t go more than a day or …

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How iOS 7 changed third party apps / 09.27.2013

by Suzanne Ginsburg

At first glance, “Redesigned for iOS 7” doesn’t seem to mean much more than a new app icon, borderless buttons, …

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How to make Uber’s design even better / 09.08.2013

by Suzanne Ginsburg

“Who needs Uber when I have Veteran’s?” I wondered, when I first heard about Uber. Veteran’s, my go-to San Francisco …

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UX Review: First 4 Days Paying with Square / 07.24.2012

by Suzanne Ginsburg

Square is best known for its card reader and companion smartphone application.  With these two simple tools even the tiniest …

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Looking Back: DIY iPad Stands / 07.01.2011

by Suzanne Ginsburg

The iPad 2 announcement included the new Smart Cover, a magnetic masterpiece that arguably generated more buzz than the device …

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iPad UX Review: Epicurious vs. BigOven / 04.12.2011

by Suzanne Ginsburg

Cooking in the pre-iPad days usually involved me printing out online recipes and stuffing them into a folder.  When it …

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Are Touchscreen Tablets Effective Design Tools? [Smashing Magazine] / 03.18.2011

by Suzanne Ginsburg

Today I contributed a story to Smashing Magazine titled, “Are Touchscreen Tablets Effective Design Tools?” Here’s an excerpt: “What would …

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The Evolution of Discoverability [UX Mag] / 03.03.2011

by Suzanne Ginsburg

This week I contributed an article to UX Mag titled, “The Evolution of Discoverability.” Here’s an excerpt: “When the iPad …

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Anatomy of a Gesture / 01.30.2011

by Suzanne Ginsburg

Although the iPhone was touted as the first widely-used multi-touch device, few apps take advantage of this powerful capability.  In …

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Is the button dead? The rise of the gesture. / 01.04.2011

by Suzanne Ginsburg

Not long ago, I followed a thread on Twitter that started with the statement, “On a touch screen, buttons are …

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