Author: diklein

Craig Mod Pontificates About macOS Behaviour

Each time I try to use iMovie my mental model for how an app should work is challenged: What *are* you, Sir? Be you a desktop app? Or be you an iOS app? Or be you some unholy hybrid, neither here nor there, using neither standard nor guessable UX patterns or keyboard shortcuts? Where as […]

Apple’s New Map

Justin O’Beirne: But don’t let its size fool you—it’s a dramatically different map from before… I thoroughly enjoy Justin’s essays on Apple and Google Maps. The details captured are incredible.

The Menu Bar Podcast – Beauty in Accidents

Rob Sheridan is the guest on episode 24 of The Menu Bar. If you are not familiar with Zac Cichy, he focuses on technology with an occasional transition to culture: music, film, religion, etc. This episode stands out because Rob describes purposefully designing the wrong way while working for Nine Inch Nails. He tells stories of […]

Horizontal Scrolling on the Web

https://www.apple.com/ipad-pro/ Left to right scrolling has always been considered a designer’s valiant effort to be different with little recognition or acceptance from users. It became somewhat achievable when the Mighty Mouse was released with its 360 degree scrolling nubbin. Even then, horizontal scrolling was frustrating and unnecessary. Little changed with the Magic Mouse and Magic Trackpad […]