As part of our product vision we wanted to give users a clear way to handle and manage the application. If you no longer wish to use the application you have 3 options:
The default state of the app is collapsed in order for users to see everything that’s going on on their desktop. Once the application has been triggered and a user has entered their search, the application will open the web content (similar to any standard web browser).
If a user wishes to bring the app back to its default state, they simply need to click on the “hide” button position at the top of the screen, to the right of the search bar. …
Our main goal was to make the EasyXplore application fresh and modern by using the Windows design principles. The app applies the geometrical forms of the native Windows environment where the application resides.
We wanted to design a desktop tool that would feel as if it were a part of the Windows Desktop environment naturally.
Each pixel of the desktop is a valuable real estate and should be utilized carefully.
This principle guided our design process. We minimized as much as possible the screen real estate that EasyXplore gets from the user’s desktop. …
The application’s first version has everything a user needs to have a seamless search engine experience. EasyXplore sits directly on a users’ desktop, features a fully functional web search application, as well as a minimalist design.
For the first version of our application we focused on designing and building a core feature set that allows the user to explore the web from their desktop as easily as possible — without disrupting the natural workflow. Here is an overview of what is included in the first version of the application.
The EasyXplore application was built using modern coding tools and application frameworks. Our application was built using similar technologies used by millions of users on leading applications like Slack, Atom, Discord, Shopify, WhatsApp, Skype, and many more. …
The SecureXplore Windows application was built with design and user experience in mind.
“A perfect app design blends completely with its environment, yet stands clear and is present for a reason”
We sought to design a product that would naturally feel as if it were a part of the Windows Desktop ecosystem.
Our goal was to give the app a fresh and modern look using The Windows Fluent Design principles. The application’s bar respects the geometrical forms of the native Windows environment where the application resides.
We performed hundreds of experiments with diverse setting of light, depth, motion, material, and scale. We tested different shapes, sizes, colors, transparencies, and fonts in order to achieve the best design possible. We also considered how the user will feel with this application on their desktop environment. …