Category Archives: ipad

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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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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iPad UX Review: Flipboard vs. Pulse / 10.26.2010

by Suzanne Ginsburg

The iPad is one of the few mobile devices that’s shared among household members. This is surely the case in …

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10 Design Principles for eReader Apps / 07.26.2010

by Suzanne Ginsburg

iPad eReader apps have only been around for a few months but they build upon a formidable predecessor—the book.  They …

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Purchasing iPad Books: iBooks, Kindle, Kobo / 06.02.2010

by Suzanne Ginsburg

Last week I reviewed alternative approaches for managing iPad book collections.  This week I evaluated the book shopping experience on …

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Managing iPad Libraries: iBooks, Kindle, Kobo / 05.25.2010

by Suzanne Ginsburg

A few people asked me to review some of the popular eReader iPad apps. As I started to dig into …

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