Cancel vs Close: Design to Distinguish the Difference
Well summarized article that provides examples of how X icons are used inconsistently across desktop and mobile apps.

“The main issue lies with the common lack of a text label for the X icon. When an icon represents multiple meanings in similar contexts across different interfaces, icon usability suffers because users cannot rely on any single interpretation.”
usability  icons 
17 hours ago
With the iPhone 11 Pro, what does it even mean for a phone to be ‘pro’? - The Verge
"Mythical professional users" is the best line from this. In order to justify adding the pro moniker to a phone, you have to re-define pro to "photographers only." The extra hardware features are more enthusiast than pro. I wrote about this on Tech-Bytes...
prousers  apple  mobiletech 
6 days ago
Apple's New iPhone Lineup: iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11, iPhone XR and iPhone 8 - MacRumors
From what I can tell, this makes the branding more consistent with the iPad line...
mobiletech  apple 
8 days ago
Seaman creator Yoot Saito on the Dreamcast AI that was ahead of its time - The Verge
Great article/edited interview with game developer Yoot Saito. Lots of insight into voice-based games and AI, including some history about his work on the cult classic Seaman for the Sega Dreamcast.
AI  gaming 
12 days ago
Common Responsive Layouts with CSS Grid (and some without!)
The article talks about the advancements in a two-dimensional web layout. It also provides some example templates to demonstrate how such layouts can be achieved. The author provides code for all the templates as well.
Web 
14 days ago
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