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Useful yet handy UI (user-interface) design tips

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Prior to plunging into the significance of tips that may help you design more effective User Interface, dwelling on human-computer interaction, let me remind you that the design process should not only be hundred percent user oriented but also portray an amalgamation of technical functionality along with aesthetic look. Needless to say, the mounting dependence of contemporary businesses on web applications/mobile applications that has led many of them to put higher priority on UI, it has in turn made the job of designers more forceful.

Now, let us get into the brass tacks (UI Design Tips)

UI Design Tip 1: Know your Users’ behavior–

When planning UI designing, it is essential that you know your users’ behavior. For instance, Users generally go through the content in a horizontal form, mostly across the upper part of the content area (in case of a […]

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Phishing Attacks And How To Prevent Them

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A phishing attack is an example of a social engineering attack where hackers deceive an individual into providing them with information or installing malware into their devices. Hackers that use social engineering attacks don’t hack into devices in the technical sense and instead target the emotions and behavior of an individual. Therefore, it is always more challenging to defend against such attacks, which could explain why phishing traces to as far back as the early 1990s and is still being used. Of course, to adequately protect yourself against such attacks, you need to understand how they are executed and the methods available to prevent them.

Defending Against Phishing Attacks

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Worth Reading, Google+ Shut Down!

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Google advises how to download your photos and other content after Google+ shut down has been announced

Although Google earlier announced their decision to shut down Google+ for consumers due to low usage and challenges involved in maintain a successful product that meets consumers’ expectations, factual revelations tell a different story, which is reproduced below in toto.

“Following a massive data exposure first reported on by The Wall Street Journal, Google announced that it is shutting down its social network Google+ for consumers. While data was exposed, there is no evidence that it was improperly accessed. The company finally admitted that Google+ never received the broad adoption or engagement with users that it had hoped for …….”

Meanwhile, let us take […]

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Windows 7 Support to Cease in a Year, Microsoft Discloses !!

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Regardless of whether it is hardware or software, you need support from the manufacturer or dealer to run the stuff suitably and satisfactorily. More so, if you are dealing with something that is a specialized item. Take for instance, an automobile, such as a 1908 T model Ford car for which you cannot possibly expect any support from Ford Motor Car Company. Of course, that does not mean that you won’t be able to run the vehicle at all, save and expect that you have to pay through your nose to get spares for the car from stores that specialize in selling antique spares. On the other hand, if you intend to drive a 2018 Ford SUV, you can avail comprehensive support from the company that Henry Ford […]

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Braille Technology Firm Builds ‘Kindle for the Blind’

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“Books are as useful to a fool as a mirror is useful to a blind person” said Chanakya (350-275 BCE), eminent statesman and philosopher attached to the Court of Emperor Chandragupta, the first ruler of Mauryan Empire in India.

Nevertheless, blind people do read books, while fools indulge in using mirrors that reflect their foolishness. However, here is how it all started.

Young Louis Braille (1809 – 1852) at the age of three inadvertently blinded himself in one eye with a stitching awl picked up from his father’s buckskin workshop. His other eye too lost sight due to a medical condition. Undaunted, Braille struggled with his severe handicap and finally came up with an universal system for reading and writing (comprising raised dots) to be […]

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