Device capabilities


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Device capabilities

Not all devices are created equally. The different capabilities of emerging class of devices, gives us new ways to capture input from people. If you go and do a search for mobile input, you will see that the general rule of thumb is to try and avoid it, i.e. limit the use of text input and forms on mobile devices. Across the board, you see the same story, this can be hard, time consuming and frustrating for people. As a result, we should not do it. However, data tells a bit of a different story. Looking at SMS use, we actually see that people are using pretty remedial devices to send a lot of information.

In fact in United States we've got four-billion text messages sent today. More surprisingly, one in every three teenagers sends over 100 text messages a day and it's not just the teens, 72% of adults are sending and receiving texts and feature phone and smart phone users are involved as well. So there is a lot of sharing and a lot of content being created on phones despite their limi...

Device capabilities
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Device capabilities provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Luke Wroblewski as part of the Web Form Design Best Practices

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