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Audiomack also has an interesting similar solution by including it in the sidebar.
Whats the point of the page then? Do the user a favor a link to the app store.
EDIT: Ok, now I understand thats not an app, but a website on mobile.
OK, I feel very stupid but… Where is the app?
Even online there are apps that require you to save your progress… Saving still exists.
allowing developers to easily spot and fix visual issues
From my experience, some developers don't spot it. I have had developers that did not spot that fonts were not being loaded. Instead of Open-Sans, the browser was loading Times, and they did not spot the difference.
So, from my experience " a picture is worth a thousand words!", is not always true.
Its useful to validate flows for example.
I dare anyone to try and remember exactly where the Discover Weekly playlist is in Spotify without opening the app.
Pretty sure its Browse => Discovery. But I am just one data point. Besides, are we sure that this is a mistake?
I don't know their constraints, their product usage, their business goals, their strategy, their user demographics or needs. And UX should also be built with these in mind. Maybe you really value Discovery Playlists, but that might not be the case for everyone.
Unless its some plain interaction mistake (like bad legibility/contrast), its really hard to evaluate UX decisions without proper context.
Also, (and might not be the case for Google or Apple) but if you work with legacy accounts on legacy systems or just multiple systems, with the email first you can infer what system to use going forward for that account.
This saves the user from the effort of knowing in which system they have to login.
Can you expand a bit more on your development workflow on an iPad?
Exactly. With a scroll wheel is painfully slow for no reason.
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