Information Design for the Small-screen Interface: An Overview

Article in Technical Communications (Full text requires subscription, abstract available with free registration. Also available via Factiva/DJI.) discussing at length the usability of information delivered by the PDA technology. Examines how the screen size, text-based design, and cumbersome interfaces of PDAs affect information search and retrieval, and charts a framework for understanding differences between handheld and desktop Web environments, and identifies issues for research.