From The Ergoweb® Learning Center

Cell Phone Design Given a Failing Grade for Usability

Cell phone design recently received a failing grade from a prominent ergonomist, and reviews of the devices in technology magazines support his convictions. The consensus? Cell phones have become too small, complicated and technical. He asserts that ergonomics is an afterthought for cell phone makers, an assertion disputed by an expert on usability from inside the cell phone industry.

In one respect, cell phones could be described as soundly ergonomic. For skin-tight occasions, Motorola makes the ultra-thin MotoRazr