Category: Usability

Improvement of the Out-Of-Box Experience (OOBE) in Saros though Heuristic Evaluation and Usability Tests

Improvement of the Out-Of-Box Experience (OOBE) in Saros though Heuristic Evaluation and Usability Tests

[ 0 ] May 19th, 2011 |

Four days ago at 11:30 I finished my Master thesis. Everyone knows the term usability but only a few the special aspect called out-of-box experience. In short OOBE is about the experience a user has when first confronted with a product. This product can be …

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Why I don’t consider bit.ly & co a good idea

Why I don’t consider bit.ly & co a good idea

[ 0 ] May 11th, 2010 |

Ever heard of bit.ly or TinyURL.com? In short those services offer the shortening of (long) URLs so the link becomes easier to read and to publish, e.g. on Twitter. I do not deny that advantage whereas I criticize that none of the providers I know states the disadvantages. Transparency People like to know what they click […]

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