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5 Most Common UX Myths Debunked

UX has become a hot topic recently, as the popularity of mobile and web applications is still on the up. Unfortunately there are many misconceptions regarding UX and as a result there are still lots of people who don’t really get what it really means. In this article we debunk five of the most common UX myths so that nobody will misunderstand its core principles ever again.
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Designing an app nowadays is a tricky process. The app marketplace is not only reaching saturation point, but you will also face fierce competition when launching, not to mention the increased limitations and rules for app design. It is easy to get ahead of yourself and make some avoidable blunders which will result in lost users and inconsistency within the app. Here are a few common mistakes and helpful tips so you can prevent them from cropping up in your apps.
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Are you rather tempted or wary about adopting a gesture-based interface design in your app? Gestures are rooted in our nature - and that's why such interface is definitely worth considering. Let me explain it to you in simple words.
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Remember back when every sci-fi book, TV series and film had a computer that could be operated by voice? The hero simply speaks, and the computer answers (though, it doesn't always give the answer the hero is looking for...). Well, the future is here - and there’s much more to it than you probably thought when you were a kid.
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How to Become a Designer? - Read My Story

I’ve been a designer since 2007, but designing in UX design agency is not the only thing I do. During the course of an average day at work I ask — and, moreover, answer — many questions. Recently I’ve noticed that one of the most popular is… how to become a designer. That’s why I’ve decided to share with you some details from my true story...
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The concept of taste is an individual matter. While it may be easy to say whether something is nice, we might find it more difficult to justify such an opinion. Nowadays, the lines between "pretty” vs “ugly" have become more blurred and less relevant.  Do we now pay more attention to whether a product is useful? In this article I’ve tried to identify the most important traits of well-designed digital products and give you some examples which you might want to bear in mind while designing yours.
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Thank you! You are either smart, have the opportunity and/or the budget to hire a designer. If you know the right person, this article is not for you. For the rest… Welcome to the void. What to do? Where to go? Well, I can assure you what you should definitely not do. Don’t go to Google and type in designers for hire, don’t go to Dribbble, Behance. No. Not just yet. I know it’s hard to hold your horses and not to rush headlong into nice portfolio pictures. Take a step back and follow our advice first.
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Everyday at Netguru, we do our best, not only to provide our customers with the best software possible, but also to design their products in a way that will guarantee success. That’s why our designers follow their own design flow based on some obligatory rules. They must stay on top of all the latest trends in design and use state-of-the-art technologies. We asked them, what are their UX and design predictions for 2016. Check out what they told us:
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Some time ago we came up with the article listing the best Ruby on Rails podcasts. Programmers, including those working in other languages, may find it interesting. Now it’s time for a more creative subject. In this article we present the top 10 podcasts for everyone interested in digital design.
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Everybody who uses Dribbble on a regular basis knows that perfectly. It’s easy to skip interesting images that you would love to appreciate and pick for your collections. Our latest mobile open sourced app - Inbbbox - for iOS and Android platforms solves this problem. Check out how we got started and see the progress we're making with Inbbbox - updates are here!
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