Timer4TM App Support

July 15, 2023 / BY / IN Articles

At Toastmasters International® meetings, volunteer members take turns filling the roles. This article documents the features of an Android app we designed to support the Timer’s specific responsibilities in a club meeting or speech contest.


Mobile Instant Messaging

October 22, 2009 / BY / IN Articles

Missing out on SMS in Europe, Americans didn’t have a compelling reason to use T9® Text Input to type on their mobile phone. But Instant Messaging, a quiet phenomenon growing as rapidly as the Internet, was being used by teens and professionals alike; could it become a “killer app” for mobile as well?


T9: Text on Nine Keys

February 26, 2009 / BY / IN Articles

Just as SMS was starting to explode in Europe, T9® Text Input made it easier for people to type on their mobile phone. Careful interaction design, repeated prototyping, and timely user research certainly helped make it an industry-leading product, but “putting the customer first” both ensured T9’s commercial success and created some long-term challenges to overcome.