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This section presents all general usability news articles.

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  • Total Retail 2013

    29th Nov 2012
    An interesting article from Australia's Deakin University argues retailers are facing 'the most fundamental period of change since the introduction of shopping malls'. With the introduction of smartphones and augmented reality technologies and social media data there is a huge space in the market for retailers to take advantage and shape the retail shopping experience for the consumers in the future.
  • The need for speed

    19th Nov 2012
    When I look back down the route of mobile phones and where we are today| it has taken great strides in revolutionizing what we do ‘on the go’. To think not long ago, we only used our mobile phones to call or send text messages and play basic games which was the ‘norm'.
  • Vitae and The Open University have launched a Handbook of Social Media for Researchers and Supervisors: Digital technologies for research dialogues. Funded through Vitae Innovate and developed by Dr Shailey Minocha and Prof Marian Petre (both MCT)| this handbook aims to assist researchers and their supervisors to adopt and use social media tools in the service of their research| and| in particular in engaging in the discourse of research.
  • Locked out

    5th Nov 2012
    Open and lock your front door through the use of your smartphone
  • Chip vs Swipe

    16th Oct 2012
    The 2nd and 3rd of October saw the greatest minds and innovators of the mobile app development world come together at the aptly named "App World"™ event at Earls Court, London.
  • UK-based experience design agency Foolproof has acquired One to One Global Pte. Ltd. a long established Singapore based user experience agency.
  • We're excited to announce our integration with Justinmind, a prototyping tool for creating rich, interactive wireframes.
  • Banks have been using electronic money transfer for a long time now - but the consumer market is still used to having notes and coins. Introducing credit cards in late 20th century, together with the Information revolution of the past several years has set the scene to what is now a major digital evolution knocking on our doorstep and about to change the way we think of money.
  • Creating the world's biggest service design agency, and run from their London offices. Re-inventing branding is the mission!
  • The contents of the latest issue of: International Journal of Mobile Human Computer Interaction (IJMHCI) Official Publication of the Information Resources Management Association Volume 4, Issue 3, July - September 2012