6. Looking Toward the Future

Transmedia Design for the Three Screens

PCs Will Remain Important

The Third Screen: TV

Screens 4 and 5: Tiny, Huge

Transmedia User Experience

Beyond Flatland

In the Future, We’ll All Be Harry Potter

Next-generation Magic

Don’t Harm the Muggles

The title of this book is Mobile Usability, but in truth we’ve covered only telephones and tablets. Even worse, because we hardly discussed feature phones, almost everything in the book so far has been about flat touch screens—from small touch screens on phones to big touch screens on tablets. In this chapter we take a broader view of mobile computing and consider other types of user interfaces we may see in the future.

Three big trends have occurred in the history ...

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