The original Surface combines the touch screen of a tablet and the hardware keyboard of a laptop PC, as well as old and new versions of Windows. Overcoming the inherent compromises of the hybrid design requires a few simple tweaks.
At just $29.99 per bulb, this automatable light source will fit nicely into existing home automation networks, serving as an appealing alternative to more expensive dimmer modules and smart switches.
Customize the lock screen, close apps quickly, swipe to access e-mail options, and make text easier to read.
Radical.FM wants to be your new streaming-audio app, but at this point, it's going to need some more work before I'd recommend using it instead of popular apps like Pandora or Slacker Radio.
Jakob Nielsen says that Microsoft's new operating system is plagued by "hidden features [and] reduced discoverability," among other issues.
A very small survey of Kindle Fire users finds some significant challenges for Amazon's tablet. Most problems stem from its 7-inch screen.
How does Apple iOS stack up against Google Android in terms of the usability of their apps? Most people have decided on their favourite, but what does the science say?
Future Google applications might have Netbooks in mind following the results of a usability study to be conducted next week in the Bay Area.
Open source offers a great way to de-risk IT purchasing decisions by putting real experience in the hands of the CIO.
Open source has a chance to beat Microsoft and the proprietary world at the usability game, but today it is not. What needs to change to make that a reality.