Lean Forward, Lean Back: Tablet News Experiences

Insights from the Poynter Institute’s major study of news and storytelling on tablets. The study explores the way that elements of touch, gesture, interactivity and position come together to create engaging, satisfying journalism. The research combines usability testing in the U.S. and Europe with worldwide industry expertise on what it takes to create and sustain excellence in publication.

going mobile with wordpress (a survey)

Shelley Keith (wcfay, session, @sk140, slides, all presentations) Shelley evaluated the breadth of WordPress plugins, themes, and services related to mobile. Shelley decided she needed to provide a mobile app as well as a responsive html5 theme that played well on small screens. Went with ShoutEm; lets her redeploy content as a responsive html5 that […]

one codebase, endless possibilities — real HTML5 hacking

[ SXSW Bios ] #hack5 [ Presentation Files ] @joemccann Brief HTML5 is no question the “buzzword du jour” in tech nowadays, but looking past the vernacular cruft one will discover that the HTML5 technology STACK is actually an incredibly powerful & useful framework for apps well beyond the traditional web browser. Massive companies like […]

i can’t have a tablet for $500 (yet).

So the iPad is a large-format iPod Touch when people thought Apple would be entering the tablet market the same way everyone else has entered that market: re-working an operating system to a touch/large-format interface. People were expecting Mac OS X on a touch screen. Instead, Apple decided to expand the featureset of the mobile […]