Mobile Usability : How Nokia Changed the Face of the Mobile Phone: How Nokia Changed the Face of the Mobile Phone
McGraw Hill Professional, Jun 19, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 301 pages
When it comes to delivering product design innovations to mobile device users, Nokia is the yardstick by which all others are judged. Now the process and working methods that have enabled Nokia to revolutionize usability are fully explained for the first time in this beautiful, four-color book.
Written with insight by two veterans of Nokia's design triumphs (co-author Christian Lindholm was featured in the August 2002 issue of Business 2.0 magazine)this one-of-a-kind reference vividly delivers:
Learn the processes that helped Nokia develop the world's most desirable handheld
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It is not so often that one gets a chance to read a book about mobile phones in book markets.It can be surmised that it has something to do with the techincal nature of mobile phone devices.The launch of "Mobile Usability" has changed that perception.The general impression created by this book is that it appears more like a Nokia mobile phone manual.
It might be due to the fact that two of its authors Mr.Turkka Keinonen and Mr.Harri Kiljander have done developmental works for Nokia.There are a lot of practical examples in this book.For example-for a chapter
"Indian needs-cultural end-user research in Mumbai" researchers took pains to experience Indian environment and met the people in order to understand their needs as well as expectations.This four part book has lived to its expectations.Part 1 tackles essential questions related to mobile user interface designs.Part 2 speaks about Indian mobile phone market which is perhaps the biggest and the fastest mobile phone market in the world.It is no wonder that Nokia mobile phone are the most cherished mobile phone in world's largest democracy.Recommendation:This is a good book for everybody who uses a mobile phone.
User Interface Styles
Takeout Menu The Elements of a Nokia Mobile User Interface
The Navikey Story
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