Design Critique: Amazon Kindle (Android app)

A page from the Amazon Kindle app

Fig. 1 A page from the Amazon Kindle app

Amazon Kindle is an application for reading electronic books. It takes advantage of the affordances offered by touch screens, including pressing and swiping on the screen. The app’s design is simple, with different operations completed by enabling modes through touching the screen. However, its simplicity does not translate to understandability. Continue reading