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How and Why to Make Your Website Shine on Tablets

Does your website work well on tablets? If not, it's time to fix it. The good news is that it usually isn't difficult.

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Optimizing Your Site for the iPad Mini and iPhone 5

In the past few months, Apple has rolled out an iPhone and an iPad with different screen sizes than previous devices. If you haven't yet paid attention to making your site mobile-optimized, the popularity of these new devices, along with many other options from Apple and in the Android world, make it that much more important for you to do so.

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Still Wondering if You Need a Mobile Site? Check Out This Data

Google recently conducted a survey of consumers that asked about their use of mobile websites. Here's some key results, along with new data on smartphone usage.

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Using a Single Database for a Mobile App and a Website

Often, a mobile app uses data that is also displayed on a website. For ease of administration, it's best to have all the information stored in one place and automatically made available wherever it is needed.

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Happy 5th Anniversary, iPhone

Anniversaries, such as last week's 5th anniversary of the introduction of the iPhone, provide a great excuse for retrospection.

Just five years ago, in the pre-iPhone era, the mobile phone world was a very different place. The iPhone triggered a massive, seismic shift in the mobile phone landscape, from carrier-controlled phones with lousy software and pathetic web capabilities to the smartphones we enjoy today.

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Mobile Will Soon Be One-Third of Web Traffic

This is going to be an explosive year for mobile web growth, especially for businesses like restaurants that people are selecting while they are on the go. Mobile traffic is now over 30% for some businesses, and about half of Americans own smartphones.

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The Mobile + Social Boom, in Hard Numbers

Financial reports for first-quarter 2012 have started coming out, and there are some impressive unit numbers embedded in them.

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Responsive Design is Not the Only Good Answer

We are big believers in the importance of mobile devices. But I am troubled by the degree to which responsive design is preached as the only modern approach.

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Building Great Mobile Sites Quickly and Inexpensively

During the course of 2011, mobile-optimized sites have gone from being a rarity to becoming a standard part of what we do. Last fall, we began using jQuery Mobile, and we're now using for most of our new sites.

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Beyond the Desktop: mobile phone and tablet websites and apps

Unlessyou've been hiding under the proverbial rock, it's no surprise that themobile web has exploded in the past year. It's a huge shift in theInternet landscape, and it changes the rules in a variety of ways. We'veput together a webinar to share some of our experiences creating mobileand table websites and apps. Our goal is to help designers createmulti-platform solutions, making the best of phones, tablets, andcomputers.

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