Chris Weston

Product Designer @ Student Beans Joined almost 3 years ago

  • 4 stories
  • 10 comments
  • 8 upvotes
  • Posted to How we solved our lack of App store reviews, in reply to Matt Galligan , Sep 14, 2017

    Thanks for sharing that with me Matt! Looks like we could potentially make some further improvements by actually integrating it into our feed.

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  • Posted to How we solved our lack of App store reviews, in reply to Ash Moore , Sep 13, 2017

    Can't really share much more than what was stated in the article but we brainstormed a few different options and looked into our usage data to figure out what we thought would be the right way forward. We basically tried to find a happy medium between not being annoying and making sure we got some results.

    1 point
  • Posted to Blynker — a reminder to take frequent breaks from your screen, in reply to Jordan Simpson , Nov 03, 2016

    Thanks Jordan. Let me know how you get on with it and if you actually remember to use it again :D

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  • Posted to Blynker — a reminder to take frequent breaks from your screen, in reply to Kieran Rheaume , Nov 03, 2016

    Definitely interested in how you find it, and if you actually remember to use it again haha

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  • Posted to Blynker — a reminder to take frequent breaks from your screen, in reply to Luke Godward , Nov 03, 2016

    Thanks for the feedback Luke!

    A chrome extension was my initial idea for this but as I hadn't made one before I just went with the concept I could quickly execute. I think a chrome extension could be a great addition to it though and definitely something i'll look into when I get some time!

    Also, you're right, I'd like to add an option to pick a sound that suits yourself. I chose this one as it was the only one out of a bunch that actually interrupted me when I was listening to music haha

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  • Posted to Blynker — a reminder to take frequent breaks from your screen, in reply to Tyler F , Nov 02, 2016

    Thanks Tyler! Let me know how you find it.

    Interestingly, since I've been using it, I've found it improving my productivity too.... It's created a nice 20 minute cycle of concentration.

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  • Posted to Welcome to Internet, Feb 19, 2016

    ...and it's in flash

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  • Posted to “Learn More” Links: You Can Do Better, Dec 22, 2015

    Interesting, definitely something that is overlooked. I imagine this is helpful for search engine optimisation too. Thanks for sharing.

    1 point
  • Posted to Is Android already good enough for designers?, in reply to Andrei Korytsev , Dec 22, 2015

    I did miss iMessage to begin with as I had a large group message with my friends, but I've managed to switch them over to whatsapp. It is a little annoying now switching between two messaging apps but not the worst thing. My favourite feature on android is being able to see how long your battery will last based on your current usage and that you can see exactly what is running in the background. You can even kill apps from there.

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  • Posted to Is Android already good enough for designers?, Dec 21, 2015

    I switched to Android (OnePlus Two) a couple of weeks back after having an iPhone since the first gen and I have to say I've never been happier with a new phone. I'm heavily invested in apple products so I thought the switch would be a pain but it was extremely simple. It's good to have something new to play around with too, so much more options for customisation than the iPhone will give you (which I always thought was something I wouldn't want) but it's increased my productivity on the phone. In terms of design, with Google's material design it is equally as stunning as ios! I never thought I'd be recommending android ever, but here I am. Oh, and the back button next to the home button just makes so much sense

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