Thursday, April 06, 2006

Mobile Device UI Design

More features and functions feel like they are bolted on rather than integrated ...

"The state of mobile user interface (UI) design is pretty bad. Even the best mobile UIs tend to borrow too many conventions of interaction from the desktop, rather than creating a UI that is unique to mobile devices to keep both the context and task front and center.

So where is mobile user interface design today? What does the future hold? Most importantly, what do people want from their phones?

Recently Jason wrote an interesting piece on making his mobile phone of choice a Motorola PEBL rather than a smart phone, opting for task-based simplicity over the more geeky features and options.

But he also touched on an increasingly important topic: the state of mobile user interface design. I'm speaking of the interface you interact with to make a phone call or send a text message, as opposed to mobile web or application design, which can be a completely different animal."   continued ...   (Via Blue Flavor)

Cell Phone Layers - User Interface Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Ergonomics

Cell Phone Layers

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