Week 4

Microinteraction: Redesign

Miguel Jimenez, DEVIN ANDERSON, Jonathan San Agustin

Checking the
Weather App
Android vs Apple
Apple Weather App
Apple Weather App
Pros
  • Beautiful UI, gives users idea of weather a an instant before reading
  • Nice compartmentalization of information
Apple Weather App
Cons
  • Confusing on how to add a new location at first. The order of operations could be rearranged
  • Must press button to see other cities
Android Weather App
Android Weather App
Pros
  • Very simple UI, no frills just easily readable info.
  • The ability to swipe to the right to reveal the cities on the list is a great feature, instead of having to select a button.
Android Weather App
Cons
  • UI is a little too minimal? Clean but sterile
Problems to Solve
  • Keep cities on your list available at all times, without needing to press buttons.
  • Simplify method of adding a new location and managing current ones.
  • Utilize up-to-date weather info to add graphic elements to the app.
  • Using more design elements to make info more easily readable.
Weather App Prototype