Category Archives: Windows 8

HP Spectre XT TouchSmart Review – Windows 8 laptop

I’ve been using my Windows 8 convertible tablet, and Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 RT and decided it was time to upgrade my Windows 7 laptop for a Windows 8 laptop. When I’m not doing UX work, I write books … Continue reading

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Presenting a free training session on Windows 8 UX

I will present a training session on how to take advantage of charms in Windows 8 apps this coming Tuesday, February 12th at the Boston Windows 8 App Developers & IT Group. Creating App Experiences with Charms In this UX … Continue reading

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See DigitalClassroom.com for my new Windows 8 training content

Check out my free training video Video:Layout Grid to see how to build a great layout for your Windows 8 app. The use of the grid in Windows 8 apps goes back to it’s inspiration from Swiss graphic design, but … Continue reading

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Video: Design Fundamentals for Windows 8 app development

I am excited to be working on a video series that covers information about design geared specifically for UX designers and developers who are creating Windows 8 apps. This video series includes information about basic design, layout, grids, typography and … Continue reading

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Condensed Windows 8 UX session will lead to others

Last night I presented a condensed UX session covering 10 steps to design a better Windows 8 app. I had to cram in a great amount of information, but don’t worry if you did not get it all. The Windows … Continue reading

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Free session: Design for Windows 8

Hello all! I will be speaking at the Boston Windows 8 Meetup group next week on the topic  “Designing successful User Experiences for Windows 8 apps.” Come find out what makes a great Windows 8 app, and how you can … Continue reading

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Last stop for Windows 8 UX Design training…Cochin India

My last session in India was a little bit smaller, but we still had a great crowd. The Cochin folks were a little more reserved and saved most of their questions for breaks and during labs. As usual, I was … Continue reading

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India…they get it here!

I just finished my first session for UX design for Windows 8 in Bangalore. Participation in the labs was almost 100% with people creating apps from scratch, or refocusing on apps that they already started. It was clear, by the … Continue reading

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