Lion


Finder 10.7.4 Bug

I have noticed yet another ‘new feature’ that I believe negatively impacts usability. I believe it was implemented probably in the most recent system software update (10.7.4). I am running my own application on more than one machine simultaneously. This application (let’s call it MyApp) writes its own application support file as: /Library/Application Support/MyApp/MyDataFile.txt When […]

OSX

Apple

Apple Product Usability

As a person who has set-up organizations on usability for more mundane products like milk cartons, it is my opinion that the efficiency and effectiveness of the OSX user interface has fallen down to unacceptable levels. Efficiency (time it takes to perform a task) and effectiveness (number of mistakes committed during the task) are typically […]