The major overarching focus of the Adobe MAX 2014 conference, from my perspective, has been about how to bridge the different worlds that exist in technology today. Yesterday’s keynote focused on new Adobe app releases (Adobe Photoshop Sketch, Illustrator Draw, and Adobe Shape, to name three) and how to bridge the physical and digital worlds in terms of creativity. I wrote a blog post yesterday that touched on a couple of those topics. The demos from that keynote were quite impressive, and these new apps will, without a doubt, provide artists with more freedom to create and work from anywhere, on any device, at any time.

A few of us from Unleashed Technologies are attending Adobe MAX to strengthen our knowledge of the Adobe Creative Cloud and Digital Publishing Suite solutions. At today's general session, Adobe provided a visually stunning and knowledge-packed two-hour session to outline the new upgrades it's making to "combine the physical and digital design worlds". If you have a couple hours, I highly recommend that you grab some popcorn and watch the "Adobe Magic", as the company calls it, unfold. If you don't have that kind of time, allow me to recap three cool new features that struck me as game-changing. There are certainly more and I'm not even beginning to touch the surface, but these are my favorites.

If you’ve decided to redesign your website, you may be tempted to jump right into compositions and get that new design launched. Not so fast. Throughout the redesign process, there are several steps along the way where you should leverage user experience testing to ensure the redesign is effective and meets its stated goals.

There was a time not too long ago when it seemed that the coolest gadgets were the smallest. As technology advanced, we were able to jam more memory and power into smaller and smaller devices.

comScore recently released its Q2 2014 year over year retail spending report. In this report, the year over year spending in discretionary retail as a whole only increased by 3%. However, spending via m-commerce grew a whopping 47% in Q2 over the same period last year.

As we continue to gravitate towards a mobile focused culture, web site design companies are more encouraged to focus on creating a mobile-friendly experience for their site users. Many people still wonder why you need a responsive website and why mobile first responsive design is such a growing trend but there are several reasons to leverage it in web design.

When considering mobile options for your website, there are a lot of ways you can choose to go. Graceful degradation web design is one strategy you may be considering to make your website usable on mobile devices. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at the impact of choosing graceful degradation for your website’s mobile design and when you should choose a different design tactic.

Responsive design is quickly gaining in popularity for sites of all functions and sizes. It offers the ability to deliver your content across all devices without having to worry about the myriad device types and sizes. For online retailers, a change in conversion rates can greatly impact the bottom line. So how do eCommerce site owners best leverage responsive web design? Read on to learn how.