Usability of iPad Apps and Websites: First Research Findings


The Nielsen Norman Group has published a report on usability studies of the iPad, documenting how a number of users actually interacted with a broad variety of iPad apps and websites viewed on the iPad. The report is a pdf document which Nielsen Norman offers for download free of charge.

Geekspeak: Yes, that’s the group led by Jakob Nielsen, one of the world’s leading experts on user interfaces and web design.

About Andy Brovey

Dr. Andy Brovey, The Portable Prof, helps others make sense and make use of digital tools through his work, websites and social media. He has over 30 years experience in educational technology, including teaching, administration and professional development. In 2007, Apple Inc. recognized his work and named him an Apple Distinguished Educator. He started this iPad Academy website shortly after the first iPad went on sale to help others become more comfortable and competent with the iPad, in person and online. His latest venture is Teach About Tech, a resource marketplace for technology trainers.