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October 9, 2013

UX Design Volunteering

When was the last time you volunteered?  What did you do – prepare food for your local food kitchen?  Hammer nails at Habitat for Humanity?  What if you could make use of your design and/or technology skills to improve the lives of the poor? – Read More –

September 6, 2011

iPhone and Sprint level the playing field

It looks like the iPhone 5 will be available in October this year, but what’s probably just as noteworthy is that it will be carried by Sprint.  As a Sprint customer myself, the significance of this is obvious, but what does this mean for Sprint? And what are the implications for Verizon and AT&T and their customer base?

It seems investors are already feeling more confident in Sprint, with stocks up 10% following the news. And it’s not just the investors; many customers are ecstatic about the prospect of upgrading to the best-selling smartphone in the US.  For years Sprint customers have had to make do with inferior devices, and it’s only in the last few that devices such as the Palm Pre and HTC Evo have rewarded a mixture of loyalty and frugality. When it comes to plans, Sprint has always been one of the least expensive options out there, and this has probably been one of the main reasons why customers maintained their relationship with the carrier. – Read More –

December 14, 2009

Announcing the birth of our baby girl

We’re delighted to announce the birth of our beautiful baby girl, Natalie Claire Hebdon. She made her entrance into a stormy, rainy world on Monday December 7, at 8:40 am – that’s nearly 3 weeks earlier than her December 25 ETA.  Albeit a tad early, she still weighed in at a healthy 7 lbs, 10 ounces. Obviously this – Read More –

September 12, 2009

AZCardinals.com Revamped for 2009 NFL Season Kickoff

We launched a completely redesigned AZCardinals.com last week, just in time for the 2009 NFL season kickoff! The new site now brings fans an improved user experience with a better organized IA (Information Architecture), current visual design, intuitive navigation, immersive video and photo galleries, comprehensive stats and a game day experience. – Read More –

September 12, 2009

DetroitLions.com redesigned and ready for new season!

We launched a completely redesigned DetroitLions.com last week, giving them a much needed fresh start online! The new site now brings fans an improved user experience with a better organized IA (Information Architecture), current visual design, intuitive navigation, immersive video and photo galleries, comprehensive stats and a game day experience. – Read More –

September 12, 2009

Raiders.com Redesigned and Launched

We launched a completely redesigned Raiders.com last week, just in time for the new NFL season. The new site now brings fans an improved user experience with a better organized IA (Information Architecture), current visual design, intuitive navigation, immersive video and photo galleries, comprehensive stats and a game day experience. The Raiders now join the Bills, Seahawks, Titans, Bengals, – Read More –

August 11, 2009

Touchable Holography, an Emerging Technology

Mid-air displays have been seen in Science Fiction movies for several decades. As an example of this interactive holographic experience, the recreational “Holodeck” in Star Trek, instantly springs to mind.  While holograms already exist as virtual objects hovering in front of the user, you cannot touch and feel this object. However, amazingly the University of – Read More –

August 6, 2009

NFL.com focuses on Football Fans

NFL.com launched its new Fans section yesterday, which has been designed with the football fan in mind. It’s a major NFL initiative to engage fans, and this new section represents both a step and a long term commitment to this fan-centric philosophy. Here are some of the highlights of the new Fans Section that we designed: – Read More –

August 2, 2009

Mind Altering Candy: Is this legit?

eyecandy

Eye Candy is a revolutionary new gadget that uses Sensory Substitution Technology. When a user places the candy gadget  in their mouth, it transmits vivid emotive images into their mind’s eye. This evokes a specific feeling, depending on the flavor. – Read More –

July 27, 2009

New Twitter Homepage Days Away

Despite the recent surge in Twitter’s popularity, there are still many folks out there who don’t understand the concept of Twitter.  With a homepage redesign, Twitter has two primary goals: 1) Communicate to users that Twitter is a place where people can discover what is going on in real-time. 2)  Provide the opportunity for a user to try it – Read More –

July 22, 2009

New camera enables focus after snapping shutter

Refocus Imaging, Inc. is an early-stage company headquartered in Mountain View, California. Refocus is taking the next big step in photography, transforming the camera into a powerful computational platform. A Refocus camera can do things that have been considered impossible since the invention of photography. The ability to focus a picture after you take the – Read More –

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