Boris Mann

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Russell Beattie: Delineating Devices

Russell Beattie sits down and sketches out a categorization of different types of smartphones. I always find this incredibly useful for both explaining to myself and others different concepts that have a spectrum of capabilities.

Delineating Devices: Current Generation, Multimedia Mobiles and Intelliphones I was struggling to explain to my wife recently what I was working on and the devices I was targeting. In that discussion, I ended up coming up with a sort of categorization that I'll talk about here. It's really helped me understand what I'm working on and for who.
The other interesting thing about this post was that it was also pointed to by Marc Canter, who is also on my "feed list", and his comment in turn about Russell:
I now think of Russ as our 'mobile guy.