Recently, we see a growing interest to game usability from both major developers and startups. How to find experienced designers? Where to learn the basics? Can an ex-game designer become a UX developer? Looking through the FAQ from UX newbies, we suggest some tips to success in this challenging career path.
Contemporary art on a smartphone
Smartphones are used to capture everyday moments and emotions, almost no preparations need to be done compared to the professional shots. Although the result might turn out disappointing – while wishing for a movie-like shot, you get “like always” one.
myMail is the preferred email app of millions of users due to its simple design and user-friendly qualities. In fact, it became the leading email account management app for both iOS and Android within only a few months of its official launch, and the app still continues to garner new users even today.
Maps were created through the efforts of countless people through six thousand years. Cartography preceded writing. Methods of mapping the land and sea surface evolved together with the human civilization, from the first cave paintings to digital online and offline maps with ethnographic, economic, and social data.
We continue to share insights on default and alternative mobile mail clients. Today, we talk mail search systems – how they work, why it is often hard to find the message you need, and what a perfect email search should be able to do – using myMail as an example.
You may have become obsessed with a new form of travel entertainment or perhaps you have seriously decided to go alien hunting. Either way, it’s official – you have a telescope. There are plenty of reasons to become an astrotourist as well as a number of ways to satisfy your desire to observe the sky.
It is common joke that in some places winter lasts for 9 months. Although even that cannot put people off cycling, especially those who use bicycles for commuting rather than merely sports. Cyclists keeping the right lane or a special bike lane may now equally share the road with the cars.
What is the secret of designing mobile games? Everything a player can possibly need should be placed in one window: primary and secondary information, a nice header, tracery, and some art. The problem is that you will run out of the screen space with just the first thing.
Our experts estimated Russian online games market. In 2015, its volume totaled 51.9 billion rubles (+2% compared to the previous year). The number make it perfectly clear where the growth lies: mobile games segment has increased by 20%.
According to myMail internal statistics, 80% of files sent via email are images. We, too, send dozens of templates, prototypes, and screenshots every day. Naturally, we wanted to make such a common use case more convenient, — so we did. As a result, sending photos and videos via our iOS app is much quicker and more convenient than via our competitors’ apps. For example, you only need to make five taps in myMail to attach three photos to a message. This is 10 taps less than in Gmail and as much as 13 less than in Apple Mail. Let us tell you where this idea came from, and how we brought it to life.