Barry Frost

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HTML attributes to improve your users' two factor authentication experience

Smart use of HTML input attributes to help bring up the correct keyboards on mobile

No Share Buttons on Mobile Sites (Except This One Weird Case)

Don’t include social share buttons in small-screen websites, unless the user just tapped through from a social network


Interactive Screen Design Tool


Hammer helps you add support for touch gestures to your page, and remove the 300ms delay from clicks.

No Share Buttons on Mobile Sites

Don’t include social share buttons in small-screen websites, unless the user just tapped through from a social network.


Mobile app development agency


Device detection (phone, tablet, desktop, mobile grade, os, versions)

Liked Axios Axios’s post on Twitter

While I’m a staunch BBC supporter/defender, I can’t see the need or fit for its new BBC+ portal-style app. Surely it only invites further criticism from commercial rivals?


Mac app that helps manage internet usage when you’re on mobile data

'Smartphone by default' internet users

A qualitative research report conducted by ESRO for Ofcom

Liked Scott JensOn (@scottjenson) Scott JensOn (@scottjenson)’s post on Twitter
I know, let's just use every possible mobile nav element at the same time....


Useful for stopping network access for selected services on your Mac when tethered to a mobile.

The mobile adblocking apocalypse hasn’t arrived (at least not yet)


Interface design software for professionals

Ofcom: Smartphones are now the most important internet device in UK

The study found that a third (33 percent) of U.K. Internet users now view their smartphones as an important device for going online, compared to 30 percent who are still sticking with their laptops […] Two-thirds (66 percent) of people in the U.K. now own a smartphone, with Brits’ using their mobiles for nearly two hours per day.

Blurring Is the Auto-Tune of UI Design, and Other Things We Thought About While Designing Wildcard 2.0”.

I love how the Wildcard team have made the effort to sweat the details to ensure their app stands out. In an increasingly competitive app marketplace this sort of focus on interaction design is vital.

MG Siegler on Facebook’s Instant Articles:

Facebook has put everyone else on notice. Your content better load fast or you’re screwed.

While I’m not overly keen on the prospect of content moving within Facebook’s walled garden, if it means existing news sites have to up their game and improve their dog-slow, bloated, marketing-led, advert-riddled mobile web experiences then we all benefit.

Does Anyone Use Social Sharing Buttons on Mobile?