CES Impressions – Palm, Nokia, Skype

I’m not actually AT CES but I’ve been following it on the blogosphere.  The big mobile announcement is of course the Palm Pre.  It’s the first device running the  long awaited (and twice delayed) Linux based, next generation Palm platform, which is called WebOS rather than Nova.  Very iPhonesque in appearance,  but with a slide out QWERY keyboard, the Pre features a multi-touch UI.  The few people who’ve been allowed to play with it have  found the user experience be … Continue reading

148th Carnival of the Mobilists at Mopocket

There’s a new Carnival of the Mobilists posted at mopocket.com.  It’s election day in the US and this week’s Carnival host, Justin Oberman has given his carnival an election theme. Hopefully, this will serve to remind US readers to be sure to vote today.  In keeping with the theme, Little Springs Design’s Barbara Ballard contributed a piece on the (un)usability of touchscreen voting machines. There are some great posts in this week’s Carnival including a couple of new takes on … Continue reading