A handy plugin for Chrome that always you to inspect media query breakpoints and take screenshots at any of them.
A really nice write-up of issue four of Offscreen magazine, wherein I was featured.
There’s an interview with me in the new issue of Offscreen Magazine. Some of sort of clerical error, I’m guessing.
A cute little service for mocking up pictures of your site being used on different devices. Just drag and drop a screenshot on to an image.
Luke and Jason have done some excellent research (and put together some demos) into how the placement of navigation could be optimised for touch screens of all sizes. Turns out that the “standard” convention of having navigation along the top is far from ideal on a touch-enabled device.
This is so cool! A short screencast about Huffduffer.
This is a great response to my recent post about semantics in HTML. Steve explores the accessibility implications. I heartily concur with his rallying cry at the end:
This vision thing commissioned by Microsoft shows a future-friendly networked world where content flows like water from screen to screen.
This is an excellent use of the Kindle as an undemanding screen. Really lovely!
A handy little service for viewing sites at different dimensions. Just be aware that it doesn’t actually emulate different devices.
Derek runs some tests on how screenreaders behave when block-level elements are wrapped in links, which is now legal in HTML5.
Eric is making some genuinely beautiful art by applying CSS transforms to some well-known sites.
The class of device formerly known as mobile.
Well, there goes my afternoon: here’s an endless supply of computer interfaces from films.
It’s like, how much darker could the pattern be? None. None more dark.
There are two things I’d like to see after watching this video:
- A slew of parodies to highlight the unintended consequences of this marketeer’s panopticon,
- The Paleofuture blog post in 100 years looking back at this.
By far the best use of an iPad I've seen.
A timely reminder: don't hide information behind mouseover events.
Test results for screen readers navigating content that uses new HTML5 elements and ARIA roles.
The results of the second screen reader survey from WebAIM are, once again, required reading.
A hands-on account of the new accessibility features in the iPhone. Sounds like a great experience.
This list of screenreader survey results is required reading. Conclusion: "there is no typical screen reader user."
Stevie Wonder talks about assistive technology. I think this finally proves that yes, accessibility *is* sexy!
Glenn has created a screencast of his superb Skillswap presentation, syncing up the audio with the slides.
A superb article by Bryan Rieger on designing for multiple screen sizes. The closing section makes it clear that if you care about mobile, you'd better get comfortable with liquid layouts fast.
A guide to using ARIA roles from the mighty Steve Faulkner.
Screenshots of various log in screens on the iPhone. I think Cindy has been hanging out with Luke W.
Fullscreen mode for Flash movies could be used to totally freak people out. Here's how.
A free screen reader. If this turns out to be any good, it could be a game-changer: a long overdue kick in the behind for Freedom Scientific.
Steve Faulkner gives a rundown of the current state of play between screen readers and Ajax.
Excellent research into how screen readers respond to empty links (i.e. A elements with no text between the opening and closing tags).
Aral has been busy whipping FlashAid into shape. Now let's get busy kicking the tyres.
Christian talks to Aral and Niqui about Flash and accessibility.
The screen of this mobile phone looks like a glass of water. The amount of water shows the battery life. The phone has a built in motion sensor to keep the water level.
I know what I want for Christmas.