iPad Interactive User Experience

iPad rings in the Interactive User Experience

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

The Apple iPad is bringing in a new kind of user experience to our lives in front of computers. Just like computers reinvented themselves from a command-line-based console interface to a window-based graphical user interface (GUI) three decades ago, they will now have to reinvent themselves from graphical user interface to what I call, the […]


A very simple lesson in user experience

Sunday, January 24th, 2010

First-Person Tetris is a truly unique take on the old game of Tetris, and exemplifies out-of-the-box thinking in interactivity design (quite literally). What makes First-Person Tetris really interesting is that it turns the concept of the game on its head. In Tetris, you interact with the objects through your keyboard to place them properly in […]


Open Handset Alliance for Android: A blessing or achille’s heel?

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

It is not easy to take Apple head on when it innovates. And if it was Microsoft in the early days, it is Google today. Both have gone in a direction of making open systems against Apple’s proprietary approach. Google made Android open source (free using Apache license), and went on to launch Android through […]


iSlate, interactivity and the era of intimate interfaces

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

Bonnier R&D came up with the following great concept for an e-Magazine Reader that offers great colors, animations, user interface and reading experience. Mag+ from Bonnier on Vimeo. We at Harbinger are passionate about interactivity and user experience, and have built great user experiences like flip-book on desktop, web and iPhone. The advent of a […]

Compare Adobe Felx and Javascript RIA Development

Comparing Adobe Flex and JavaScript for RIA development

Friday, December 25th, 2009

We released a white paper comparing Adobe Flex and JavaScript. Both are leading technologies available today for creating rich internet applications (RIA). In this paper, we compare these from the standpoint of their compatibility with existing technologies, UI capability, feature richness, performance and development support.

Twitter Moving Towards Business

Twitter starts moving towards businesses

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Twitter’s blog is talking about a feature that could put it on the path of starting to generate revenue. It is a feature called “Contributors” targeted at businesses. Check out http://blog.twitter.com/2009/12/feature-test-with-businesses.html Twitter has been under a lot of debate about its viability as a business and its ability to monetize its microblogging service. Twitter was recently […]


Cloud Computing: Two things to move to it today

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Cloud Computing is becoming a mainstream technology with almost all major industry heavyweights backing it. As details emerge and the platforms and technologies are refined, many software vendors are evaluating the move to cloud. Being a fairly new and emerging technology, there is a need to evaluate the value of migration to cloud at minimal cost. […]

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