Eight Tips for a UX Newbie

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.

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Artisto: How Neural Networks Help Creating Video Masterpieces

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.

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Millennial History of Map Features

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.

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How to Find What You Need In Your Mailbox Quick and Easy

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.

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MAPS.ME: the Perfect Places for Stargazing

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.

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MAPS.ME: Bicycle Navigation, Best Cycling Routes

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.

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Rules for Creating Great UI Design in Mobile Games

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. 

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Record High: How We Made Attaching Images in myMail for iOS Real Easy

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.

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Artisto App for Video Processing: When Your Videos Turn Into Paintings That Come to Life

We have developed the first mobile app in the world that uses neural network algorithms to process short videos in the style of paintings of famous artists and any source images. Artisto is available in the App Store and Google Play in all countries. For free, of course.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Push Notifications in myMail

In the previous post we briefly touched on the topic of how much a feature such as push notifications can change the way you work with your email on mobile. Today, we’ll take a thorough look at how to optimize your work with email by using push notifications in myMail. This is especially relevant for those who get many messages from different senders and need to respond immediately to some of them.

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