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iHub UXlab By Mark Kamau / February 10, 2014

USER EXPERIENCE SUPPORT FOR THE COMMUNITY

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Since the beginning of the year, we have redoubled our effort to work with local startups in improving the User Experience of their products. We strongly feel that products that put the user at the center do better, whoever the target may be. However, as we do this, we realize

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iHub By James Ndiga / January 31, 2014

What is Participatory Design?

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It’s a practice that actively engages non-designers in co-design activities. Non-designers could be users, stakeholders, developers, or others (like marketing, sales, or engineering professionals), all with different backgrounds, experience, and functions on your project. There are many different methods to engage participation in the design of your project, technology, or

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iHub By James Ndiga / January 23, 2014

*iHub Outreach @ Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology

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*iHub in collaboration with Intel was in Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology for a 2 day outreach. 263 students and 6 lecturers turned up for the outreach with the Dean Faculty of Science Prof. Thomas Sakwa gracing the event.This outreach comprised of training on Intel® XDK to build

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Windows-mobile-UX

iHub UXlab By Mark Kamau / November 15, 2013

Designing for Windows Mobile

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Yesterday the designers focused on the principles of designing for the Windows mobile platform. We delved into the overall user interface convention and the process before getting down to the sleek tiles that are the hallmark of the new Windows experience. Here is a pinch of what was covered ;-

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Microsoft-UX0

iHub UXlab By Mark Kamau / November 14, 2013

Scenario focused Engineering | Windows

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This was the first in a series of 3 Design classes focused on the new Windows mobile and desktop platforms. The idea is to examine the underlying design principles and understand why things were built like they are and work like they do. The thinking is that by understanding the

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