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Mobile Site Owners Should Abandon Password Masking

Posted by Nadir on June 26th, 2009

In his latest “Alertbox”, Jakob Nielsen recommends that websites stops masking passwords as users type them. He outlines the drawbacks of password masking and explains that this causes login problems and lost business:

Brin: Google Chrome will be part of Android

Posted by Nadir on September 3rd, 2008

Google Chrome launched yesterday, and it’s for PCs only, but I’ve heard many people (online and colleagues) who were wondering if Google’s browser will be part of Android.

Mobile Web: Bango Offers a Way to Track Unique Visitors

Posted by Nadir on July 22nd, 2008

Since I started doing Mobile SEO about 2 years ago, the main problem that I’ve encountered in my duties was that there’s no way to identify unique visitors when it comes to mobile surfing.

Firefox Mobile

Posted by Nadir on June 12th, 2008

Below is a concept video of Firefox Mobile, currently being developed by Mozilla Labs. You really need to watch it, note that the final version may not look like what is presented here but it does explains the directions Mozilla is thinking in : touch screen interface, large screen, hidden controls while browsing, and more.

Opera published some very interesting data yesterday regarding Opera Mini users’ habits. They looked at aggregate and anonymous traffic of more than 44 million cumulative Opera Mini users worldwide.

Opera Mini: The Cheaters’ Choice?

Posted by Nadir on May 13th, 2008

Today, Opera announced the public availability of the latest version of Opera Mini (4.1). See the press release here.

AdMob Launches Free Mobile Analytics Solution

Posted by Nadir on May 2nd, 2008

AdMob, one of the largest mobile advertising networks, has recently announced the launch of AdMob Analytics, a free mobile web analytics solution.

ACID Test-like for Mobile Web Browsers

Posted by Nadir on April 21st, 2008

The “Mobile Web Test Suites Working Group“, a W3C group whose goal is to provide test suites for mobile Web technologies just recently announced the launch of its “Web Compatibility Test for Mobile Browsers”.