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GUI Design: Moving from Web to Mobile

In the evolution of “everywhere access” it’s easy to make mistakes. Most organizations already have a web presence and are in the process of providing access that is specific for mobile devices. Unfortunately there are some common mistakes that can be very frustrating for users. EVOLUTION OF MOBILE ACCESS Here are the steps that most organizations have or are taking in making their offerings accessible everywhere: Check the web browser on a mobile device to verify that the web site displays. Update the web site to function better through a mobile browser. Detect that a mobile device is being used and adjust the display accordingly. Create a mobile app instead of relying solely on a web browser. PAST: PROBLEMS, YES, BUT MANAGEABLE When the first users of mobile devices began to access web sites years ago, most were … Read entire article »

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