As many visitors to one of my four once-world-famous-almost-award-winning blogs know I am really unlucky when it comes to telecommunications; from dodgy dark patterns via Vodafone’s satanic website to getting my phone stolen by an acquaintance of Kevin Bridges in a bar fight, verily sirrah! Electromagnetic radiation must fucking despise me! Continue reading “BT’s Website Is A Fcking Disaster”
Remember this wee gem?
This screen allows you to control what extra data packages are active on your account. This screencap is from August and tells me an extra 2GB and 15GB packages are active and the 1GB is inactive. Continue reading “Vodafone’s Kafka-esque Dark Pattern”
Jet2 have updated their booking website. The old one was horrific so let’s see what the new one has in store for this intrepid traveler!
Fine! Clear calls to action, easy to understand form. Continue reading “Jet2 Have A New Booking Engine”
So I was on Facebook and there was a targeted advert for sad food bores like myself and I was all like “I bet this will be an interesting ecommerce adventure” So I totally clicked on the link!
Not so much these days after they changed the interface.
Strava have implemented some really dumb design decisions:
As a user I want to see my speed against time traveled. But I can’t estimate how long I’ve been travelling or how fast I’ve been going because the scales are all over the shop: X and Y axes are between 0 and 26:40 and 0 and 34.9 respectively. How am I meant to read that? Surely the Y-axis should be in minute intervals and the X-axis in, say, 5 mph intervals?
On top of that, the interface has become increasingly cluttered:
Anyway, do you use Strava? What do you think?
PS The mobile app is much better.
So I opted for a broadband package from BT and they were meant to switch it on a couple days ago but nothing happened so I phoned up BT to report a fault and an engineer was arranged to fix the problem yesterday. But they never showed up 😦 Continue reading “BT’s Impenetrable Website”
Vodafone you can suck my dick you fucking wankers.
I don’t mince my words when I’m pissed off. Continue reading “Vodafone UK Are A Bunch Of Dark Pattern UX C*nts”