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Getting Started with Apple Music

Ankitha Bharadwaj

It’s highly probable that I’m part of the last generation that remembers walking into a music store and purchasing a physical thing that plays music. Whether that’s vinyl, cassette tapes, or CDs, these tangible relationships we had with music are quickly fading away.

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Getting Started with Apple Music, Pt. 2

Ankitha Bharadwaj

I spoke with six active digital music listeners about how they typically consume music. These six participants were then asked to look into Apple Music and provide feedback on their overall impressions of the service and its features after using it in the session.

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Comparing Apples & Peaches: Why Great UX Is Essential For Success

Tom Satwicz, Ph.D.

UX and operations cannot succeed without each other. The right operation gives rise to great UX, yet a great UX is necessary to build a business operation that is profitable, sustainable, and growing.

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Understanding User Experience: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

McKayl Barrows

At Blink, the user experience is engrained in everything we do. Here's how we define UX and why it's important for you and your company.

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Personal Health Metrics and Good UX: Partners in Healthcare

John Dirks

When coupled with a good user experience, personal health apps and data can inspire positive behavioral or lifestyle changes.

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Grappling with Platform Strategy

Heidi Adkisson

Why would Apple seemingly limit what could be developed for the browser? In theory, to push developers towards developing native iOS apps. Thus, yet another shot was fired in the web app vs. native app discussion.

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Sweat the Details: Animation and Microinteractions in Mobile Apps

Tristan Plank

Crafting a useful, usable, and beautiful app takes a lot of work and a willingness to throw your designs out the window again and again until you get things right. Even if you get that far, there are usually at least five other apps out there that already do what yours does. Why is yours better? What sets it apart?

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Considering Continuity: The Seamless Experience

Heidi Adkisson

Recently, I did something I hadn’t tried before: I was “reading” a book in two separate formats on two different devices.

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Blink Opens Austin Studio

Following expansions to San Diego and Boston, the Seattle-based UX design and research firm opens a studio location in Austin.

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Blink Expands With A New Office In San Diego

Blink continues their expansion into California with a new office in San Diego, CA.

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Mobile Text Entry Methods Usability Study

Nika Smith

The mobile device and application market has grown rapidly over the last few years, allowing users to stay in touch and work with data more effectively on the go. Text entry methods vary significantly across devices, raising an important question: Which input methods actually work well for entering text?

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Blink Acquires Seattle Experience Design Studio Tectonic

Blink Acquires Seattle Experience Design Studio Tectonic

Blink continues its expansion with the purchase of a well-known Seattle design company, Tectonic.

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