From The Ergoweb® Learning Center

Beauty, Pain and the Ergonomic Price of Being Cute

Today’s new little cell phones are just plain cute. Adorable, small, portable, fashionable and easily slipped into a jacket pocket or a back pack. Tiny little screens let users surf the internet in full color, read their email on the go, send and receive messages, sports scores, oh, and even make calls. In fact these little phones do so much, it almost hurts. And that’s the problem.

Tiny technology, while big on promise and results, turns out to be small on comfort. Barbie-sized devices just weren’t intended for human-sized hands or eyes. Applying this to the likes of laptop computers, for example, is nothing new