Our 'different' shrinking world

Nass, Richard
April 2004
Portable Design;Apr2004, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p7
The author of this article believes that designing a mobile communication products carries such importance to the readers of the periodical "Portable Design" and it clearly states that we live in a global world that is shrinking at an amazing rate. Designing a product to operate in just one country is a potential recipe for disaster, especially when you look around at the competition. In some cases, the difference between devices have to do with the charging voltage that is available. In many cases, the differences between devices aimed at different regions are handled in software.


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