Danny Bluestone

  • Is there a future for native apps?

    Recent research seems to casts doubt on the future growth of the once-thriving app economy. According to Deloitte, almost a third of UK-based smartphone users no longer download new apps in a typical month. This finding has been replicated by Comscore in the US. Worryingly, Deloitte also reported that nine out of ten users never spend money on apps.

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  • Is there a future for native apps?

    Recent research seems to casts doubt on the future growth of the once-thriving app economy. According to Deloitte, almost a third of UK-based smartphone users no longer download new apps in a typical month. This finding has been replicated by Comscore in the US. Worryingly, Deloitte also reported that nine out of ten users never spend money on apps.

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  • Web design across different generations

    For a website or digital product to be truly ‘user-centric’, we need to determine who the ‘user’ is. Each person will approach a website, system or app through their own, unique mental model, applying how they think it will be organised to each new one they encounter. Although each individual’s mental model is unique, users can be ‘grouped’ to determine their digital (dis)abilities.

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  • Interaction design: three important innovations

    Interaction design (IxD) is all about shaping the customer’s digital experience, with new research and design trends constantly inspiring technologists and designers to invent better user interfaces and widgets. So, what are some of the exciting new trends in Interaction Design and how can they create a positive impact on customer experience? In my opinion, there are three im ...

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