It turns out that iTunes actually offers two kinds of restores. The first is the one described above, accessed by clicking the Restore button in iTunes Summary view for your iOS device. The other one is less obviousyou access it by right-clicking (Control-clicking) your iOS device in iTunes sidebar and choosing Restore from Backup.
via Maintain app organization when restoring iOS devices | Phones | iOS Central | Macworld.
This is HUGE
We ran a within-subjects study, testing each user on all 4 reading conditions — printed book, PC, iPad, and Kindle — rotating the sequence in which we exposed users to each device.
via iPad and Kindle Reading Speeds (Jakob Nielsen’s Alertbox).
This report is based on usability studies with real users, reporting how they actually used a broad variety of iPad apps as well as websites accessed on the iPad.
We are making this report available for free to support our loyal audience of usability enthusiasts by providing them with early empirical data about iPad usability. This report is less thorough than our normal research reports and does not contain as many detailed and actionable design guidelines as we usually provide. We decided to publish the report anyway (as a donation to the community) because all experience from the last 30 years of usability shows that early usability findings have disproportionally large impact on design projects.
via Usability of iPad Apps and Websites: First Research Findings.