Designing with jobs in mind

We are big fans of the jobs-to-be-done theory at Mobiscroll and we believe that focusing on the job customers are hiring our products to do is better than focusing on what they tell us. To get familiar with jobs, you should check out this 5 minute video and for a lot of great content […]


Defaults save lives

You can use defaults to take the burden of choice off the user. Ultimately you are removing friction from the process of completing tasks, filling out forms. Finding good defaults should be a process rather than a task. Use the data that is already available to you, like location, language, date and time, connect with […]


The UI and UX of rating content on mobile

You want to let users democratically decide which content is better, which products are worth while and let them rank items in a way meaningful for them. This gets back to empowering users and letting them use the content in a natural way. When rating content, you might be doing it for yourself or for […]


Put value first with Lazy Signup

Setting up for a new service requires work. Even entering your email and hitting a button is work. It would be great to have everything magically set up, but we’re not there yet. Try an app or service requires mental effort from the user. If there is too much work needed, people will give up […]


Password fields

Passwords are pretty straight forward. Just ask for it and stick another field for the user to confirm. Don’t forget to require some obscure logic to have lowercase characters, at least 3 uppercase and 5 special characters while also being meaningful, since all the gibberish can be easily cracked by brute force algorithms. Oh and […]