Ever wonder how people hold their smartphones?

You should be if you’re developing an application that’s at all related to mobile. How users hold their device is a major factor in UX. Steven Hoober has put together a great summary of his research and observations on the topic. Check it our here.

How do users hold their smartphones?

Credit: Steven Hoober (@shoobe01)

 

Mobile data volume doubled in 2012

Building on the data Cisco released earlier this month, Ericsson has issued a report also showing the dramatic growth mobile data is experiencing.

  • Data volume on mobile networks doubled globally between Q4 2011 and Q4 2012
  • Between Q3 and Q4 of 2012, data volumes over cellular connections grew 28%

Read the full report here [pdf]

David Meyer also has a good article summarizing the report on GigaOM