Archive | 16 May 2010

Text Positive

Just last week it came up that the screen size web designers should be considering is the tiny one on hand-held devices, like the iPhone or Droid. However, while user experience on these phones is important, it may be a bit premature to put too much effort toward this medium. By tracking how those most comfortable with technology use digital tools it appears in the world of hand held devices text messaging is primary use not accessing the internet.

A recently published Pew Research study shows that Generation Y (the so-called “upload generation”) use their phones more as a communication device than as way to access the internet. Read More…