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Everything was fine, the same as always. I hate it when you find a product you like that fits a particular need of yours, and then they change it.
Users automatically navigate in interfaces that are used to for a long time. In a way, navigation is similar to a routine, a habit, and when the interface design changes, the user navigation habits must change as well. This increases cognitive load and can reduce user satisfaction with the product.
Radical redesigns should be avoided whenever possible. Making small incremental changes is another way to redesign products without upsetting the users. Previous studies have found that small changes are usually not observed when people behave habitually.
A review of the paradigms that construct how we think about, design for, develop in, and deploy software for people all around the globe. A list of the opportunities with humans, computers, and software.