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iPhone mock-up tool

With this online tool, you can create your very own sketchy looking iPhone mock-ups. I'm not sure whether this can be used for any serious stuff though. But fun, it is.

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  • iPhone mock-up tool Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - April 02, 2009

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2

Magnetic interface widgets for whiteboard prototyping

Not long ago, you could buy a magnetic interface design toolkit. Now, they are back - this time big enough to use on a whiteboard (or your fridge) for collaborative on-the-fly prototyping.

The magnetic interface widgets have a special coated surface so that you can write on them with a non-permanent maker and easily wipe them off again. They come in a nice laptop sized case with around 100 magnets.

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  • GuiMags Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - February 09, 2008

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3

How evil is your site?

Test how evil a site is with the Gematriculator.

For your information:
- Google.com is 41% evil
- Microsoft.com is 8% evil

Links:

  • The Gematriculator Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - January 31, 2006 - via Gizmodo

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4

Kill the pop-ups

In this close-to-reality game, you have to kill as many annoying pop-up windows as possible. Go get 'em!

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  • The Realistic Internet Simulator Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - April 22, 2005

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5

Error message generator

At Atom Smasher you can create your own fake error messages. No computers were harmed during the production of the site.

Links:

  • Atom Smasher's Error Message Generator Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - January 27, 2005 - via This Is Broken

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6

Usability crosswords

Do some usability crosswording over your coffee. According to Userfocus, they are also useful for training courses or to raise awareness of usability in your team.

Links:

  • Usability crosswords Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - October 12, 2004 - via deyalexander

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Usability Quiz

Test if you are a real usability geek. If not, chances are you are a pure geek.

Links:

  • The Usability Quiz Open link in new window
  • The Geek Purity Test Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - June 24, 2004

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Magnetic interface design toolkit

Building prototypes with this tool might not be ideal, but it could be useful for workshops and brainstorms - if it's big enough. Anyway, here you can buy your very own Magnetic Interface Design Toolkit

Links:

  • The Magnetic Interface Design Toolkit Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - May 21, 2003 - via EASE

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See also: Prototyping and wireframing (120)  Tools (106) 


 

9

Usability vs. Saddam Hussein

And the winner is: USABILITY!

Links:

  • Googlefight Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - March 05, 2003 - via Croc o' Lyle

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10

Download the internet

Have plenty of floppy disks ready...

Links:

  • Download the internet Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - January 26, 2003 - via HyDesign

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