Let the mobile web learn from and not repeat the mistakes of desktop development

I’ve just read Jacob Nielsen’s latest report, Mobile Web 2009 = Desktop Web 1998, on his findings on the usability of mobile browsing: Mobile phone users struggle mightily to use websites, even on high-end devices. To solve the problems, websites should provide special mobile versions. While his findings may be in tune with many of… Continue Reading Let the mobile web learn from and not repeat the mistakes of desktop development

Wiihab anyone? How accessibility across devices could be a life saver

Before Christmas we were contemplating getting my boyfriend’s Mum a Wii. She’s 64, suffers from fibromyalgia, loves her exercise and can’t always get out. The fibromyalgia also means that she find’s it tough to remember otherwise simple things (I can identify with her there) and as a result she craves mental exercise too. We looked… Continue Reading Wiihab anyone? How accessibility across devices could be a life saver