FNB and the broken back button

FNB and the broken back button

The back button is by far the most used navigational element in the browsers and apps, (maybe second only to text links) and yet it is still not give the respect it deserves.  I was having a discussion the other day about how badly the FNB website treats the back button with a dev and […]

Leaked screenshots of the new UI for Google called Quantum Paper

Quantum Paper: Google’s new universal design language

Edit: Quantum paper has been replaced with Material design:  https://www.google.com/design/ It’s Awesome! Older post: Seems like I go and and on about the hamburger icon, but thankfully it looks like the new Google design language is stabilising into something really awesome called Quantum Paper. Google has realised that the hamburger icon needs a little help, but […]

Google plus replaces the hamburger icon with an everything menu

The future of the hamburger icon?

A few weeks after I mentioned that the hamburger icon is going to be hanging around for a while, Google contemplates ditching it all together. The new Android Google plus app significantly challenges the current android guidelines by removing the hamburger icon and placing the menu items in a drop down called “everything”. There has also […]