Helpful Posts About Mobile Web
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.