Phone Scoop

printed September 4, 2015
See this page online at:
http://www.phonescoop.com/articles/discuss.php?ff=11717

Home  ›  News  ›

Ubuntu Reveals One Linux OS for Phones, PCs, and TVs

Article Comments  

This forum is closed.

This forum is closed.

bluecoyote

Jan 2, 2013, 10:56 PM

Gesture-based UI's are terrible

Although the screenshots look pretty, the preview on the Verge looks like this is going to be a complete disaster to use in real life. Canonical simply spent too much time paying Photoshop jockeys and not enough time engineering their UI.

A real world problem- under heavy processor strain, the phone has to simultaneously handle cellular background data, the application task, any background/os tasks, and track enough points on something like a swipe (while checking it against the accidental input prevention heuristics) before it can execute an action. When an OS bogs down, it becomes plagued with unwanted stutters, hiccups, and misread input. Making that your entire OS navigation method means you're betting the farm on hyper-responsivenes...
(continues)
bluecoyote said:
Although the screenshots look pretty, the preview on the Verge looks like this is going to be a complete disaster to use in real life. Canonical simply spent too much time paying Photoshop jockeys and not enough ti
...
(continues)
...
KOL4420

Jan 2, 2013, 6:43 PM

Incredible!

Cant wait to get my hands on it. I use Ubuntu on my PC desktop its great! But wow complete computing device on any device Tablet and smart phone alike. I want to flash my old phone first to see how it goes then I can play with it on my Note 2 Razz.
It almost sounds too good to be true.
...
will be reduced of course on ARM platforms.
It's been a few years since the first time ubuntu was able to run on ARM based systems, some functionality of the OS of course is crippled due to the limited capabilities of ARM.
Now-days; plenty of tools ...
(continues)
 
 
Page  1  of 1

Subscribe to Phone Scoop News with RSS Follow @phonescoop on Twitter Phone Scoop on Facebook Subscribe to Phone Scoop on YouTube Follow on Instagram

 

All content Copyright 2001-2015 Phone Factor, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Content on this site may not be copied or republished without formal permission.
1