UX Case Study: Phone Zone is an app to compare phones and find the latest news/reviews

The Problem

Getting a new smartphone is an exciting experience but also could be overwhelming if you can’t decide. When it comes to searching for a smartphone to buy, there are thousands of different options out there to choose from. The research process could get quite tedious once on the Internet as…

Imagine a future with less touch and more comfort.

Futuristic Smart Home (Source)


Our homes are often considered to be the most comfy and relaxing environment we could be in. Home should be the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of the world. Especially since the pandemic has struck, people have spent more time home as they are likely embracing this intimate…

A holistic review of Siri and other Voice UIs covering heuristics, accessibility, and inclusivity.

Source: dribble.com

Voice UI (VUI) has impacted how users communicate with AI through basic user interaction that mimics human communication. Big tech companies have taken advantage of this emerging technology and have helped popularize it to the consumer society, whether it’s Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, Microsoft’s Cortana, Samsung’s Bixby, Google Home/Assistant and…

What’s the point of complicated passwords that are likely to be forgotten whenever there is no access to your iCloud Keychain?

“cydcik-9wYvvo…” My head is hurting just looking at this.

Before I start discussing (or rather ranting) about Safari’s suggested password feature, I’m aware that Safari isn’t the most popular browser for desktop as compared to Google Chrome.

I personally use Safari on my iPhone and alternate between Safari and Google Chrome on my MacBook because so many of my…

Mahnoor Afteb

UConn ’22

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