Reading Time: 3 minutes Is your business stuck in a rut? Are you still clinging on to the idea that your main website is what will bring in the business? Can you not see the point in having a specific mobile website, or tapping into the social media revolution? If the answer to these questions is affirmative, then you […]
Nearly 1 in 2 adults now use mobile internet
Reading Time: 2 minutes We’re all aware that mobile internet usage is on the increase. We can see evidence of this all around us every day. However, it’s not been possible to put a precise figure on the number of adults who own a mobile phone and use mobile internet. Well, not until now at least. The Office for […]
What type of information are mobile website users searching for?
Reading Time: 2 minutes In spite of the massive increase in the number of mobile phone users logging onto the web every day, it seems there’s still a certain reluctance amongst smaller businesses to take the plunge and have their websites optimised for mobile browsing. Estimates suggest only 1% of UK businesses have bitten the bullet so far. Obviously […]
A third of all adults now use a smartphone according to Ofcom
Reading Time: 2 minutes According to recent figures released by the telecommunications watchdog, Ofcom, a third of all adults now own and use a smartphone. The figure is even higher for the younger generation. Ofcom’s annual Communications Marketing Report combines the work carried out by the regulator’s own research with work carried out by other industry analysts. The 341 […]
The 10 most important mobile website trends for 2011
Reading Time: 4 minutes In its annual mobile technology report, Forrester Research has outlined the trends it expects to see in mobile websites and mobile website design in the coming year. The hype around technologies like 4G and LTE, Near Field Communication (NFC), barcodes and augmented reality will continue to increase in 2011, and the use of mobile/social/location combinations […]
5 usability tips for mobile website design
Reading Time: 3 minutes Be honest, how often have you been disappointed by the mobile web experience? You can almost tell with some mobile web sites that they haven’t so much been designed, as compressed and fudged. You can notice straight away when a designer has followed the path of least resistance and simply tried to pair down the […]
When will mobile internet overtake fixed line internet usage?
Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s long been predicted that mobile internet usage would overtake fixed-line internet usage. All industry experts agreed that this was a likely scenario. Where they differed in opinion was when this was most likely to occur. Some believed the tipping point would come as early as 2010; others were more cautious believing that it may […]
Mobile website design trends 2011
Reading Time: 2 minutes Mobile phone and handheld device technology is moving at a rapid pace. Every month a rash of new devices comes into the market place boasting larger screen resolutions and more intuitive interfaces. All of these advances have resulted in better connectivity, faster mobile web browsing and significantly increased data traffic. Mobile website designers have embraced […]