Posted by: bluesyemre | May 30, 2013

Designing for real world mobile use

polar app

  • The designer of the opinion-sharing app Polar shares some surprising tips which defy conventional thinking when it comes to mobile user experience. In a study looking at over a thousand people using mobile devices in the street, Steven Hoober found that about 75% of people’s interactions with a smartphone were managed with a single thumb. Whether holding the device with one or two hands, it was the thumb that was doing the work. So when it comes to designing for mobile, it makes sense to focus on our thumbs.

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