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Wheels Around The World: Windows Live Mobile Interface Design, Christine Anderson, Sandra Hirsh, Andre Mohr Apr 2008

Wheels Around The World: Windows Live Mobile Interface Design, Christine Anderson, Sandra Hirsh, Andre Mohr

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We present a unique interface design for mobile devices that addresses major user pain points with deep menu systems and page scrolling. Using a series of 1-5 wheels of content, arranged in a combination-lock style on a single mobile screen, this design enables a user to consume a multitude of personalized internet and web content without ever scrolling up/down or selecting from a menu. Additionally, the wheels are easily mapped to a personalized PC experience such as those from My MSN, live.com, and myYahoo!, enabling users to access their PC content from anywhere. Results from iterative testing across US, Japan, …