A few months back google switched from their old Image search to a new one where the preview is shown within the search results by opening up a box. It’s a Content First move from google and it works really well. To begin with: It allows the user to stay on the same page and see the [...]
WordPress has it famous sidebar. And every blog needs one. It’s another thing completely as to how a theme interprets and shows it. Most blogs have it on the right of the left, like a standard large pile of links that keeps increasing. This leads to an unusual page height and people accessing your blog [...]
These days most websites spend a considerable amount of time getting their data structure correct and organised for Search Engine Optimisation, so that bots from Google, Bing, Yahoo.. or even Dataweave can read them and understand, make sense of it and publish it when a user searches for it. At the same time they start [...]
We re-launched a conceptual product today after a complete re-design. Oddroad is targeted to be a place that allows you to browse destinations and then go there rather than search for them on a travel or booking site. The idea is based on the theory that people want to go to a place that feels [...]
Are social wish lists any good? In the past two years we have had many social wish list websites pop up everywhere delivering price comparison to direct purchase to consumers. Pinterest, Fab and Thefancy are a few that are in the lead. All of them allow the user to Pin “Stuff” from different websites on [...]
Post ZopNow many people have asked me why the website does not really adhere to the many basics of e commerce that we have come to expect over the last few years. The answer is simple, Groceries are not exactly E Commerce, in other words Retail. Let me put this in much more simpler words. Groceries are not [...]
New site mavn.me just went live with app attached for iPhone. Mavn is a social shopping environment targeted at the urban user in motion. It allows you to smartly spot stuff that you want to buy or have and neatly organize them in bags complete with tags. Kind of like an Instagram for products. On [...]
A very innovative use of HTML 5
I have to say, the credit largely goes to Instagram’s simple user experience.
This video contains content from Vevo, who has blocked it in your country on copyright grounds. Sorry about that. Now thats just great. You put your video online and then block it off from large audiences for whatever reason. This is the kind of stuff that Inspires Piracy.
Google has recently redone the image search results screen. I must say its towards the betterment but it could still be a lot lot better. Overall, it does manage to prioritize the image part and secondary information about the image is then dished out when one hovers on it. See attached Screen Shot. Here’s what [...]
It’s time keyword based advertising on the internet started getting more sensible than they presently are. Attached image shows a screenshot from a website listing “Skins” for Mac OSX and the advertising that popped up was related to actual skin related products and service. http://interfacelift.com/themes-mac/index.php?sort=date&id=&page=2 (Actual Page) Taking into account the fact that this type [...]
Pulse – Alphonso Labs. Another interesting product and more importantly a very urgently needed one. Tiring and boring are various other RSS readers which simply allow you to read, this probably allows you to do the same in style and with colors. The product does have a hint of Sweeetcron in it though and the [...]