here were 40.04 million users accessing the mobile Internet at least
once a month and number increased by 73% over a period of two
s the prevalence of PDA and other smart devices with Internet
connectivity increase, so does the need for attention to the usability of
obile devices present several unique problems in addition to
the standard usability issues that challenge Web designers.
ssues associated with mobile devices are a function of the
low computer hardware
low or sometimes unreliable connectivity
ost sites are designed for full scale PCs or laptops and they do
not take the mobile user into account.
IMPACT OF LOW RESOLUTION
he high resolution screens were spend less time scrolling then
there low resolution.
obile users spend more time attempting to locate information
rather than simply browsing .
inimize the amount of scrolling required to find information
IMPACT OF LIMITED SCREEN SIZE
ne of the most salient usability issues for the mobile Web is
the limited screen size.
obile users lack the ability to scan an entire page to locate
eparate HTML mark-up language
he mobile Web poses several unique challenges to usability
researchers and designers.
hese challenges are compounded by the mobile Web
environment being only a part of the Web universe.
hat may be most needed in mobile/Web usability is a
standardization of the usability process so comparisons can be