Thoughts On Ask X User Interface
Posted 19 December 2006 - 02:23 PM
What do you think of the new slick interface?
First spotted at http://www.readwrite...hives/ask_x.php and then at Gary's blog.
I personally like the features.
Search suggestions, how the interface changes with you, the neat save results, the 3rd pane column.
Posted 19 December 2006 - 03:03 PM
Seems I'm not able to see the new interface, regardless of which link I click on.
Posted 19 December 2006 - 05:42 PM
But will UI changes alone win users over?
Posted 19 December 2006 - 07:22 PM
Place names and countries get some info extract, current time & weather, images, maps. Celebrities have a short bio, images. Many entries have an extract from Wikipedia.
A non-specific search ("top stuff") returns just results. The interface is smart enough not to add images etc.
Some searches ("Matt Cutts", "Barry Schwartz") have a Posts section in the sidebar.
They do a much better job at presenting a lot of information, including sponsored stuff, than Yahoo does.
Really nice... added to my bookmarks toolbar...
Posted 19 December 2006 - 07:45 PM
I like it, and the blog search features are very cool. Seems there is a lot to explore so I'll reserve judgment till later. But as an initial reaction, it's very close to "oh yeah!"
Posted 27 December 2006 - 09:32 AM
Heck, when it comes to most things online, that's what users want. So yes, it's cool. And it may become the engine of choice for the more experienced/savvy searcher, but the masses will keep with Google.
My two cents...
Posted 27 December 2006 - 12:42 PM
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