Choosing a stylus

Here at Mobile Office we are big fans of the stylus. There are some real ergonomic benefits to using them, like improving wrist posture, eliminating strain from repetitive finger movement and 'text claw', and for those of us with oversized digits – avoiding 'fat-finger' er...
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More and more of us are working using mobile devices that gives us great flexibility and freedom to work wherever and whenever. This flexibility comes with a tradeoff though; mobile technology often results in poor physical ergonomics, introducing a risk of pain and discomfo...
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Travelling time is valuable time

Working while we are travelling is valuable time for many of us. Often it's a bonus because we can get things done without 'losing' the time, but it comes with its own challenges, one of the main ones being trying to concentrate when the person next to you is crunching on an...
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It's a hassle, we understand that. Hauling additional bits of equipment all over the place - keyboards, mice, stands and risers. Its the 'straw that snaps the briefcases strap' or the 'waffeur thin mint' to squeeze into an already bulging rucksack. But is it really? Our A4 ...
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The Superbook, ergonomics and the future

The Superbook (shown above - image from Andromium - http://getsuperbook.com) is a curious and novel device being launched on Kickstarter by Andromium. Essentially it is a laptop 'shell' which you can plug your Android phone into, and which becomes then your interface with yo...
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Youth of today - patients of tomorrow?

In any café or on any train across the country, you don't have to look far to see children peering and swiping at mobile device screens. It is hard to imagine what it must be like growing up with smartphones and tablets. They offer levels of immediate, controllable visual s...
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This infographic sets out the pros and cons of different types of mobile working arrangement, using the four main types of stand or riser currently available. It's important to choose equipment that is optimal for how you work. For example if you are doing long periods of...
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Bigger screens = wider keyboards = more reaching

Recently we've seen a number of one-handed keyboards for smartphones emerge into the market. Ergonomics in action maybe? We explore the pros and cons and set out our concerns about them. Increased screen size for smartphones seems to be the main driver for one-handed smartp...
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It's been said many times, so we won't labour the point, but laptops just aren't ergonomic. If you design something with the screen stuck to your keyboard, you either end up with people working with a poor neck posture – looking down at the screen, or you end up in some so...
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Is the detachable or 'hybrid' the future for business IT? This blog takes a closer look at their ergonomic advantages.

For a long time now, we've wrestled with the conundrum of the laptop which offers technically very capable computing, in an unfortunately un-ergonomic form. With the screen and keyboard joined, it's been a case of neck-ache, or wrist-ache, and in the long term - computer hun...
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