The Usability Post
Thoughts on design and user experience by Dmitry Fadeyev

How People Really Use the iPhone

Create with Context did some research recently into how people use the iPhone, with the sample including both experienced and novice users. They’ve released their presentation slides which I found very interesting because they have a bunch of insights that you can apply in your own interface design, not just for the iPhone. Here’s a list of their main findings:

Check out the full presentation slides here.

“For even falsehood, uttered by the tongue of man, seemed like truth and light before this hopelessly-deaf and unresponsive silence.”

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Further Reading

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