Designing For Device Orientation: From Portrait To Landscape | Smashing UX Design | Ayantek's User Experience Design Digest |

The accelerometer embedded in our smart devices is typically used to align the screen depending on the orientation of the device, i.e. when switching between portrait and landscape modes. This article covers some of the basic concepts that designers and developers can use to add device orientation to their process. We’ll present some of the challenges when designing for device orientation, along with some solutions.