Category Archives: Usability

Worse than slow

Computers used to be slow*. Now they’re unresponsive.  Computer boffins have a word for it: latency. This is the delay between doing something (clicking the Submit button) and getting a response (‘Thanks for your order’). Latency can interrupt your flow … Continue reading

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Great Interface Mysteries #1: unresizable dialog boxes

Many dialog boxes should be resizable, but often (especially in Windows) they’re not. Continue reading

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