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Switch

Jon wrote: NINTENDO SWITCH. Discuss. Lukas wrote: With games like Splatoon, Zelda, and that new amazing looking Mario, it"™s going to do better than the Wii U, but it really feels like Nintendo is snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. They don"™t seem to understand what makes Nintendo consoles both …

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Written by ignorethecode.net - - Aggregated on Sunday October 23, 2016


Sigh

Of course, just days after I point out that Nintendo has been consistently profitable for a while, they post a loss . Just my luck. It should be noted, though, that this is not indicative of a problem with the console market as a whole. The PS4 and Xbox One are still outselling their predecessors, with the PS4 …

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Written by ignorethecode.net - - Aggregated on Wednesday July 27, 2016


Pokémon GO

John Gruber : I"™ve been advocating for Nintendo to fully commit to making games for mobile since 2013 (parts one and two). I just re-read both pieces and they both hold up really well. I hate to say it (OK, I love to say it), but it looks like I was right. That kind of remains to be seen. Pokémon GO …

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Written by ignorethecode.net - - Aggregated on Wednesday July 13, 2016


Input Masks: Violating User Expectations

When designing forms, there’s a pretty deep chasm between the needs of the developer, and the needs of the user. Developers want structured, normalized data. Users want to enter data in whatever format suits them best. Forcing people to enter structured data causes usability problems. What do you mean, it’s …

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Written by ignorethecode.net - - Aggregated on Tuesday June 28, 2016


Designed for Use, Second Edition

For the last months, I’ve been working on an updated version of Designed for Use. It’s now available! Among many others, the second edition includes the following amazing changes: Four totally new, never before seen chapters ,[^contrary] bringing the total from 35 to 40![^forty] Fixed all of the …

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Written by ignorethecode.net - - Aggregated on Tuesday May 17, 2016


The New Nintendo

Wiim : Samurais had only just been abolished when Nintendo started doing business. Nintendo has always been on its own track. And now that"™s changing. (…) Take your Zelda and NX announcements, discuss them all day if you have to, but the most monumental announcement is the birth of a Nintendo …

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Written by ignorethecode.net - - Aggregated on Sunday May 1, 2016


Designing for the Edge Cases

Ash Huang : Product design is all about edge cases. It"™s trying to figure out how users will break your system, and doing your best to anticipate that. It"™s helping humans be better humans and keeping them from falling through cracks. If you require a short url to link to this article, please use …

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Written by ignorethecode.net - - Aggregated on Friday April 29, 2016


Why Steve Jobs Killed the Newton

Steve Jobs, via Egg Freckles : Focusing is saying yes, right? No. Focusing is about saying no. You"™ve got to say, no, no, no. The result of that focus is going to be some really great products where the total is much greater than the sum of the parts. I think that most companies can"™t be successful …

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Written by ignorethecode.net - - Aggregated on Sunday April 24, 2016