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Re: Significance of External keyboard accessibility for Mobile native / hybrid apps


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Nov 20, 2021 2:40AM

On 20/11/2021 09:35, Ramakrishnan Subramanian wrote:

> Who is the User group that get impacted the most with the lack of
> external keyboard support for the mobile apps?

The same group that gets impacted the most with the lack of keyboard
support on desktop/laptop apps where the "primary mode of interaction"
is the mouse.

Noting also that the line of "this is just a touch device" is quite
blurred (has been for many years already), as it's not uncommon for
people to use devices like large smartphones and tablets together with a
keyboard (and sometimes even a mouse) instead of traditional
laptops/desktops, even in their home (so not the classic "out and about
/ mobile" assumption either).

Partially related

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