Designing For The Modern Day Mobile Market

It’s estimated that in 2011 half of all cell phone subscribers will be using smartphone devices. That equals out to roughly 150 million people that could possibly be checking your website on their phone. What they might find could turn them into a frequent user or perhaps drive them away permanently.
The good news is, due to recent surges in browser technology, mobile specific sites are no longer needed for most websites. By following some basic design and layout guidelines, your phone could easily be accessible on a mobile platform with practically no extra development cost. This means a better user experience, more traffic, and a bullet proof website for the future.


It’s estimated that in 2011 half of all cell phone subscribers will be using smartphone devices. That equals out to roughly 150 million people that could possibly be checking your website on their phone. What they might find could turn them into a frequent user or perhaps drive them away permanently.

Designing For The Modern Day Mobile Market
Image credit: Johan Larrson

The good news is, due to recent surges in browser technology, mobile specific sites are no longer needed for most websites. By following some basic design and layout guidelines, your phone could easily be accessible on a mobile platform with practically no extra development cost. This means a better user experience, more traffic, and a bullet proof website for the future.

State of Current Cell Phone Technologies

Right now the most popular / well known smartphone devices are the Droid, BlackBerry, and iPhone. Although these handle JavaScript, CSS, HTML, and some other recent technologies, there are some limitations that need to be considered. As always, the key to developing a widely accessible website begins in the planning stage.

Flash

Users trying to access your flash website will get a nice big blank box and have absolutely no clue what’s going on. The phone doesn’t say Fail to load flash so you need to be browser sniffing for flash support and providing alternative content when there’s been a load failure.

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Become a More Flexible Thinker With Disconnection | Brain Health


Ever stayed up late trying to find a creative solution to a tough assignment at work? Ever been in a situation where you’ve needed a new perspective to keep up with a constantly shifting challenge? Or maybe you’re looking to be better at the multi-tasking necessary for life in a world filled with cell phones, computers, and instant communication. No matter who you are, you could probably benefit from having better flexible thinking skills. That’s why we’ve created Disconnection, a new game designed to give those skills a boost.

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