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About Peter Ridge

Peter is a product development and management professional whose career has spanned from computer hardware and software engineering to product packaging, print advertising and user experience design. He is a published author and has applied his skills to a variety of businesses from start up ventures to top-10 media companies.

Peter's posts

Looking for a new, green way to get around town? BOXX Corp. may have something that meets your fancy.

September 18, 2012 by

Tired of all the mostly-similar iPad cases on the market these days? Strutwear and LaunchPort have teamed up to end your woes.

September 4, 2012 by

Do you own a Canon or Nikon DSLR camera? Do you have more than one lens for it? If so, then you know what a juggling act it can be to switch lenses while on the go.

August 28, 2012 by

Widescreen GPS navigation devices always seemed an odd design to me. Are Garmin and Magellan beginning to see the light?

August 14, 2012 by

Do you have nice wood furniture? Do you freak out when someone is about to put a glass or mug on it? Tigere Chiriga decided to attack the problem head on with a clever design solution that he calls The…

July 31, 2012 by

Last month, we posted a critique of the elegant Titanium Pen + Stylus and wanted to update you with a new bonus offer that was announced by BIGiDESIGN.

July 27, 2012 by

The original Apple Macintosh, introduced on January 24, 1984, had a 9-inch screen and a stationary menu bar at the very top of the screen. It made a lot of sense. But does it still make sense today?

July 24, 2012 by

Hover menus, also known as fly-over menus, are prevalent on the Web. But are they an example of good user experience design? Since everybody does it, it must be OK, right?

July 10, 2012 by