Are “Phablets” the Future?
The new normal, or a passing phad? The bestselling smartphones keep getting bigger—to the point that the line between phones and tablets is starting to blur. Industry voices have mocked the “phablet” as a ridiculous, clunky overreach (with an obnoxious name), but bigger phones are still flying off the shelves. Are we looking at a […]
The Untapped Potential of Mobile Game Design
There is clearly a huge market for mobile games, so why are we stuck with rehashed versions of Angry Birds, Tetris, and Solitaire? Last summer, PopCap (of Plants vs. Zombies fame) asked research group Information Solutions to find out how many people were playing mobile games—and the results were staggering. A total of 44% of […]
What You Need to Know About Mobile and Tablet Design
Your site can’t afford to lose this growing demographic Whatever your business model, mobile and tablet users are a demographic you should target relentlessly. They spend more time online than the average user, they have more discretionary income, and their share of web traffic is growing every month; and a comfortable mobile interface is as […]
Top 5 Mobile Apps for Web Developers
Stay on top of your game at all times with these smartphone apps. Despite the clumsy virtual keyboard and small display, a smartphone loaded with the right apps can be an excellent tool for web developers. Here’s a review of the best web dev apps on the market to help you learn from others, improve […]