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Forum: Applications 01-05-2014, 08:19 PM
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Posted By ARJWright
Re: [Announce][WIP] Warehouse - native client for OpenRepos.net

Hello and greetings;
Been using OpenRepos (app and service) for a bit, but don't think I've said all that much. I'm pretty hard on UX/UI items, and knowing where things are with the project kind of...
Forum: MeeGo / Harmattan 12-23-2013, 01:45 PM
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Views: 38,920
Posted By ARJWright
Re: [Commercial] Rockwatch - Pebble smart watch support for the N9

dang... latest developments are kinda hot. I'm using a Polar Loop right now, but this might make me pick up a Pebble a good bit faster than I figured I'd get a new one.

Seriously, this is nice...
Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 12-21-2013, 08:35 PM
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Posted By ARJWright
Re: Jolla User Experience Thread

Has anyone with the Jolla *not* installed any Android apps our even the Android Davlik VM?

Wondering what Jolla is like at its base UX?

And if its not usable without it, what apps services are...
Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 12-19-2013, 11:32 PM
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Posted By ARJWright
Re: Jolla User Experience Thread

It shouldn't require a forum ora community to get a device purchased into a productive state. It should take a tutorial.

The worth of a platform shouldn't be found in apps or services from...
Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 12-14-2013, 04:56 PM
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Views: 428,528
Posted By ARJWright
Re: Jolla User Experience Thread

Thanks for your answers. Appreciated, and I'm sure that some others will find gems in them as well.

My question looks at the ability of TOH to be truly unique. If the device is completely operable...
Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 12-14-2013, 04:43 PM
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Views: 428,528
Posted By ARJWright
Re: Jolla User Experience Thread

The size of the display isn't the limitation, the angle of the diagonal is - size ratio if I want to over-simplify it. In my latter years as a device reviewer (BargainPDA, Brighthand, Nokia Blogger...
Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 12-14-2013, 04:17 AM
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Views: 428,528
Posted By ARJWright
Re: Jolla User Experience Thread

This thread is really long. Almost to the point now where having a cohesive conversation requires a SQL query. Nevertheless, the questions and comments have me asking a few more of those UX scenario...
Forum: SailfishOS 12-13-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 96,443
Posted By ARJWright
Re: What Applications would you like to see on Sailfish Devices?

Nokia's MWS was a mobile web server and Python-driven CMS, pushed thru a Nokia-maintained gateway. The latter being because per their relationships with carriers, the use of a DNS gateway on one's...
Forum: SailfishOS 12-12-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 96,443
Posted By ARJWright
Re: What Applications would you like to see on Sailfish Devices?

SSH is great. I'm not being sarcastic either in saying that.
The next time you teach the meat of the market how to do SSH will be the first time it was taught.

Design for your consumers to come,...
Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 12-12-2013, 02:37 PM
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Posted By ARJWright
Re: Jolla User Experience Thread

The reason why you aren't given an infinite, or multiple, points of creating your own UX entry points is because that means the entire platform has to be built using all of those points - most of...
Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 12-12-2013, 12:56 PM
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Views: 428,528
Posted By ARJWright
Re: Jolla User Experience Thread

While a nice idea... it breaks the UI paradigm. The device is supposed to be fully usable w/one hand. This usually means 1 finger (since it takes 3 and thumb to support it in hand).

2 finger...
Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 12-12-2013, 12:04 PM
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Views: 428,528
Posted By ARJWright
Re: Jolla User Experience Thread

Probably not, but there's an elegant solution that hasn't been implemented. Layers.

How that would work:
- open your browser, use whatever function to open a new page, navigate to the running...
Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 12-12-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 428,528
Posted By ARJWright
Re: Jolla User Experience Thread

You and I have talked about things like this in other project conversations (yes, I'm not keeping up with this thread, its too long and has too many branches - there needs to be a more spatially...
Forum: SailfishOS 12-08-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 96,443
Posted By ARJWright
Re: What Applications would you like to see on Sailfish Devices?

Based on the two sets of UX questions I've asked in the Jolla UX thread (questions 1 (http://talk.maemo.org/showpost.php?p=1391860&postcount=876), questions 2...
Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 12-07-2013, 05:23 PM
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Views: 428,528
Posted By ARJWright
Re: Jolla User Experience Thread

Things have evolved since I last went thru the thread. What can I say, I'm more interested in a mobile that instigates me to live more than I am it to give me a convo. Perhaps I'm evolving to...
Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 12-02-2013, 03:11 PM
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Views: 428,528
Posted By ARJWright
Re: Jolla User Experience Thread

UX on SailfishOS Questions
Can any of you with the Jolla explain how these process went (actions versus your expectations)
- receive contact information in an email, initiate a phone call from the...
Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 11-30-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 428,528
Posted By ARJWright
Re: Jolla User Experience Thread

There's already MeeRun which I think is getting a Sailfish version. The thread is here (http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=89556), that's something which can be asked.

Sports Tracker had a...
Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 11-29-2013, 06:01 PM
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Views: 428,528
Posted By ARJWright
Re: Jolla User Experience Thread

In watching Engadget's video (http://www.engadget.com/2013/11/29/a-closer-look-at-the-jolla-phone/), I think we find exactly what's happening. There's a different - probably one could use the term...
Forum: SailfishOS 11-29-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 96,443
Posted By ARJWright
Re: What Applications would you like to see on Sailfish Devices?

Mapping is a service, that sits in a wrapper (the app) and features are enabled or not given what the level of service is (APIs). Given HERE's potential licensing terms that Jolla agreed to, there...
Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 11-29-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 428,528
Posted By ARJWright
Re: Jolla User Experience Thread

Despite what he knows/doesn't know, or what's ingrained from the mainstream platforms that are usually reviewed, these are signs that there are aspects of the UX that will take some learning that...
Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 11-29-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 428,528
Posted By ARJWright
Re: Jolla User Experience Thread

Think: summary
On your feed screen it simply says:
[x] Updates since last refresh
[y] Unread

Click on the 1st line and it goes to a screen showing all the feeds with the latest read/unread at...
Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 11-29-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 428,528
Posted By ARJWright
Re: Jolla User Experience Thread

Its not just annoying, its a sign that memory management (browser engine) is failing somewhere. When devices started having that problem (my 1st gen iPad for example), that was in part because the...
Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 11-29-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 428,528
Posted By ARJWright
Re: Jolla User Experience Thread

MMS is actually a really hard implementation. GSMA had all kinds of issues making it work initially - there was some considerable handholding with carriers and manufacturers.

Though, I will admit,...
Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 11-26-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,431
Posted By ARJWright
Re: Waiting room for non-EU pre-orders

Probably has a bit to do with
(a) FCC cert
(b) investigating anything which might have patent issues
(c) not really caring as much about NA as iniital launch

In any respect, better to meter...
Forum: Competitors 10-27-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 27,585
Posted By ARJWright
Re: Will the tablet world change now?

Look, I'm as much a fan of multi-everything as anyone here. But, there's nothing polished about the quoted multi-tasking display. Powerful? Maybe... if power is disorganized windows. Versatile? Yes....
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