NYTimes compares the latest “smart-phones” against iPhone. The striking thing about this image above is the simplicity of iPhone’s physical interface compared to other phones.
How many physical buttons does iPhone have? One vs. smart phones 35-50 different buttons. That’s all I need on my phone, just one button. Simplicity rules.
Usability expert Bruce Tognazzini of Nielsen Norman Group reviews the new iPhone through usability perspective.
I know you love your iPod. How about getting a cool phone by the makers of iPod? Yeah…I want one too…
Apple has been working on it’s mobile phone for a while now and images of the new phone is circulating on the web now. The product is called iChat Mobile not iPhone. As always, Apples has done a superb job on the design and on the interface of this new phone. See photos of Apple iChat.
New mobile device is developed by inventor Ray Kurzweil that can help people with visual disabilities to read any type of text and even web pages. This device uses a digital camera to scan the text first and through text recognition software reads aloud text or a web page. The beauty of this product is that it lets people with visual disabilities to read any type of text on any surface without being near a computer. Cost: $3,500.
More information is available at www.knfbreader.com.
Mobile web application design is a hot topic these days in the web development community. However, we still face browsers that do not support style sheets or just interpet HTML pages the wrong way. I came across a site that gives you the scoope on all the different mobile web browsers that are out there.