Posts Tagged ‘User Interface’

New Yahoo Homepage

August 28, 2009

Yahoo has pushed its new home page out with several new improvements.

New Yahoo Homepage

New Yahoo Homepage

I am not sure when they released the latest version of the Yahoo home page, but the Ajax based User Interface brings a new level of information and functionality to Yahoo.com and its related properties.

Hovering over the left rail gives users insight into what else is available from Yahoo’s home page without having to click away.

Yahoo Home Page Ajax

Yahoo Home Page Ajax

Will the new Ajax features create a stickier Yahoo home page and encourage visitors to make Yahoo their homepage increasing like Yahoo hopes?

Check back in a month to see whether these improvements have measurably increased Yahoo’s overall visitor count and session length or not.

Google News Timeline @ Google Labs

April 21, 2009

Google has introduced a new user interface for Google News called Google News Timeline which is pretty cool.

Google News Timeline Googlelabs

Google News Timeline Googlelabs

Like their recent Google Adwords beta, the new UI is written in Ajax.

Small, medium and large view options let users see more or less news.

Google News Timeline

Google News Timeline

Scrolling lets viewers travel back in time to view a particular day’s news events.

Google News Timeline is a great way to view the days news events in a single browser window.