After all, we’ve been entering our own transition period for some time. We’re now faced with a browser landscape that’s become increasingly untethered from the desktop, with devices becoming smaller and larger simultaneously. Small-screen devices are estimated to become the dominant form of web access in a matter of years (http://bkaprt.com/rwd/4/), while modern game consoles have made a widescreen, television-centric web more readily accessible. Tablet computing has become wildly popular of late, presenting us with a mode of web access that is neither fully “mobile” nor “desktop,” but somewhere in between. The long and short of it is that we’re designing for more devices, more input types, more r...
The web has moved beyond the desktop, and it's not turning back.
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