Monthly Archives: December 2010

Best Overall User Experiences of 2010 (Top 5 picks)

Having great User Experience is a great way to get control of your audience while satisfying user needs. It all comes down to how much importance you give to user engagement, customer satisfaction and solving process-related problems.

Since we’re coming to year-end, it only seems fitting that I identify and profile my top 5 picks of 2010 for the Best Overall User Experience.
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Google Whale Swallows Up Several Nifty Companies

A running list of all the companies acquired by Google in 2010. techkik describes the amount of each acquisition and Google’s rationale behind it.
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A Marketer’s perspective of Google Chrome OS

Everybody is debating the outcome of Google’s launch of its Chrome OS laptop. Will it be successful or will it suffer the same fate as several other failed Google products? Here are a few of my thoughts on whether the Chrome …
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Discover People On Your Commute with Submate!

As the name may suggest, Submate is an application that allows you to discover and connect with new people as well as find fun things to do in your areas, before and after your commute. Currently launched in New York, …
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Groupon rejects Google’s hand in marriage and shuns $6 Billion

Google has quietly slipped from being the #1 most visited site in the world to handing Facebook the throne. Twitter isn’t far behind either. Today it is #2 most searched site and Google is panicking. It has already struggled for …
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UX: Can’t Do and Won’t Do Without It

User Experience (UX) has over time become a can’t-live-without component of modern software/ app development. Its growth can partially be attributed to complexity. When trying to bring a new application to market and popularize it – being able to distil …
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How Innovation In Tech Has Changed

There are so many successful tech startups around us today. In recent history the likes of Instagram, Kik, Plancast, Angry Birds, Rapportive etc have kicked butt. In not-so-recent history we had apps like Facebook, Twitter, Ning, LinkedIn, iTunes, Flickr etc …
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