Problems with usability

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You should be aware of usability issues in a range of devices including PCs, digital cameras, cell phones, games consoles, MP3 players and other commonly used digital devices. If you understand usability, you should be able to identify usability problems.

Do I understand this?[edit]

Consider the following digital devices and identify 5 usability problems for each device.

  1. your cellphone (or a cellphone)
  2. the TV in your house
  3. your school computer

Please keep in mind there probably isn't a perfect answer. The purpose of this activity is to get you to think about usability problems.


  • Identify a range of usability problems with commonly used digital devices