Optimising Your Site for the New iPad Retina Display

So, the new iPad, or iPad 3, has sold over 3,000,000 units in just 3 days and it’s not going to slow down any time soon, but whilst the retina display is one of the most talked about features of this new device it seems to be giving site owners and designers a bit of a headache. Essentially, the increased pixel density of the...

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Usability Testing For Mobile Sites & Apps – New Service from Usertesting.com

Mar 16, 12 Usability Testing For Mobile Sites & Apps – New Service from Usertesting.com

Posted by in Apps, Mobile Web Design, Testing

UserTesting.com have just released a new tool for testing the usability of mobile websites and apps. If you are developing a mobile site or app and are looking for a quick, simple and affordable way to test it with real people, this could be the service for you. The test provides you with a video of the tester/s interacting with...

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Tool For Testing Media Queries – Responsive.is

Mar 14, 12 Tool For Testing Media Queries – Responsive.is

Posted by in Responsive Design, Testing

We’ve recently come across http://responsive.is - A handy little tool for testing responsive web designs and media queries. It’s fairly basic, including just desktop, iPad and iPhone (portrait and landscape) options, but it shows you what your responsive design looks like on these devices in a very clear and simple...

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JCDecaux Brings NFC Technology to Reading Town Centre

The UK town of Reading has been chosen by JCDecaux, Europe’s largest out-of-home advertising company, to have all of the billboards, posters and bus stops in the town centre converted to include NFC technology. The project is being launched in conjunction with outdoor media agency Kinetic Worldwide and technology...

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Adobe Shadow Makes it Easier to Test Mobile & Responsive Designs

Mar 11, 12 Adobe Shadow Makes it Easier to Test Mobile & Responsive Designs

Posted by in Mobile Web Design, Responsive Design, Testing

By pairing devices using a Chrome plugin on a desktop, Adobe’s new tool - Adobe Shadow - allows you to view and test your designs on multiple devices at the same time. The devices are essentially remote controlled, mirroring whatever is happening on the desktop screen, allowing developers to check pages across all paired...

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Mobify Launches New Tablet Optimisation Tool

Mar 08, 12 Mobify Launches New Tablet Optimisation Tool

Posted by in Tablets

Mobify, a platform for launching mobile websites, has launched an optimisation product for tablets which aims to make it easier to convert desktop websites to more tablet-friendly designs. Some of the ways it improves site for tablets are optimising text for tablet-based reading, reducing load times, simplifying the layout and...

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