As part of our overall strategy to better serve our clients, the UpTop team is continually learning and trying new things. Developing applications for the Apple Watch is the latest example. To put our knowledge to the test, we developed a new app – BusMe. Now that I’ve shared some of our secrets for creating Apple […]
For years, creating a top-notch ecommerce user experience (UX) was primarily about creating a simple, intuitive desktop website. While desktop site design and functionality remain paramount for businesses with an online presence, today’s companies must also consider the importance of creating a robust mobile strategy with a high-quality user experience via a custom application, a […]
Meeting technical challenges in the face of the unknown can be difficult. Sometimes a developer’s best guess is the only thing they have to go on – but, as with most things, experience is everything. Consider the Apple Watch. This watch has the potential to change (yet again) how people are operating within their world. […]
Image SourceNow more than ever, businesses are ramping up their UX efforts because the positive ROI of a good Customer Experience is becoming clear as customer loyalty and profits increase. And it’s not just theory, either. Forrester’s Customer Experience index (CXi) shows a direct relationship between a positive customer experience and higher profits. CXi measures […]
U.S. consumers will make 29 percent of their online purchases (excluding food and travel) via smartphones and tablets in 2014, according to Forrester Research’s report US eCommerce Forecast: 2013 To 2018. That’s a notable jump from last year’s 21 percent. And mobile-generated sales (excluding food and travel) are expected to reach $86 billion this year — […]
Our latest update to Diptic, our award-winning photo collaging app, is getting high marks: Update Brings iOS 7 Friendly Design, Dropbox Integration And More GifMill, our iPhone and iPad app that lets you create animated gifs with your videos or photos, was recently featured as a Staff Pick in Macworld.
If you’ve been slow to create mobile-friendly versions of your website – or go one step farther and create a standalone app – the stats that keep rolling out about the predominance of smart phones and tablets are likely to tip the scale for you. How much time, effort and money you pour into your mobile […]
Released last Wednesday to coincide with the launch of iOS 7, Diptic PDQ is a new streamlined mobile application for photo enthusiasts who want to create collages on the fly…and make them pretty darned quick.
Simplify Remember that touch controls are about direct manipulation Make sure your touch targets are BIG Do not rely on Hovering Give feedback and guidance where possible Simplify Strip out excess design elements and distracting content. Make content the primary focus. Make the calls to action distinctive and touch-able. Remember that touch controls are about […]