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Hoverstate opens a new branch in Lehi, Utah

Lehi, Utah — July 30, 2018 —  Staffed with top local developers and designers, our new Utah branch will service the greater Salt Lake area, Idaho and Hoverstate’s existing clientele worldwide. Located in beautiful Thanksgiving Point, Utah our new offices are immersed in a culture of innovation befitting of our mission: To …

Hoverstate is expanding operations to West Texas

Working with the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA) Hoverstate is expanding operations to West Texas. Our new Lone Star State home will serve as a development hub supporting the expansion of our Pega practice as well as other onshore development capabilities. And Buddy Holly grew up there so…awesome. “We are thrilled to …

Hoverstate Receives Funding from Pega Service Ventures to Empower Customer Success

LOS ANGELES, Ca. — September 12, 2017 — Hoverstate, a full service digital design/development firm with a special love for the health and wellness industry, today announced it is one of the first companies to be funded by Pega Service Ventures, a new initiative from Pegasystems to accelerate the growth of early …

Great Form: The UX of Decision Fatigue and Explicit Choice

In the first Great Form UX article I provided 10 UX tips to increase web form conversion. We’ve done quite a bit more work with forms since then, and I’ve had the opportunity to learn more about form design, which I’m excited to share in this post.   Decision Fatigue describes the deteriorating quality of decisions made by …

Hoverstate - Valentin Kellogg
in Design

Responsive Design Tool Roundup

Users are becoming more and more reliant on their mobile devices every year. They expect to have mobile experiences that are just as productive and feature-filled as they have on their desktop computer but within limited real estate. Back in the day we’d build “mobile optimized” sites with limited functionality and create …

UX Magic: “Faster” Load Times Through Design Pt. 1

We live in a time of quick response, instant gratification and ever expanding options. Our expectations of the tools we use are that they will help us maximize our time, efficiency, productivity. When it feels like a website or application is wasting this precious time we become increasingly likely to take our business elsewhere…and if it’s happening while we’re …

Hoverstate - Mike Severson
in Fun Stuff

Fonts: Attention to Detail Pays Off

A story about visual communication, coffee, why design details matter and why ‘handwriting’ fonts make me sick. There is a Starbucks coffee stand in the grocery store across the street from the Hoverstate offices in Encino, California. We end up there several times a week. I also visit the establishment far too …

Mobile QA Testing: Manual or Automated Testing?

Mobile application testing can be quite a challenge for a Quality Assurance (QA) testing team. Mobile applications often are required to function on a variety of devices featuring different hardware capabilities, configurations, and specifications. There are several types of testing that focus on different areas of the application, as well as automated …