Firefox Metro Usability Study Report - 2014 Q1 Work Week
Scope of The Study
Test a prototype and a live version of Firefox Metro with potential adopters
[Location] SF Conference room as an informal lab
[Roles]One moderator and several remote and/or in-person observers
[Devices]Surface Pro 2, Ziggi USB document camera, Macbook Pro
[Tools]Silverback, BB FlashBack, Vidyo
Usability lab setup
Interview Windows 8 device and browser usage
Watch Windows 8 system gestures
Test first-run prototype
Test live product
Gather emotional feedback via product reaction cards
Ten Windows 8 devices
Time spent on desktop and metro Windows
Familiarity with Windows 8 gestures
Opinions about using Windows 8
Participants who have touch enabled devices spend more average time on Windows 8 metro and more familiar with Windows 8 gestures.
To people who have non-touch Windows devices, Windows 8 feels like a big adjustment that requires extra learning.
People who have touch devices like the touch capabilities and think that’s more intuitive.