Linked by David Adams on Sun 20th Jun 2010 03:03 UTC, submitted by Rohan Pearce
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless I recently got to spend some time with MeeGo, an Intel-sponsored Linux distribution designed for netbooks and other mobile devices (such as Nokia's extra-geeky N900 smartphone). I tested MeeGo on a Lenovo IdeaPad S10 netbook and I was extremely impressed.
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RE[3]: what a bad UI
by vivainio on Sun 20th Jun 2010 07:12 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: what a bad UI"
vivainio
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You know, I would reply with the question: "would you accept this kind of UI on your regular PC or notebook?"

Probably not, as having windows maximized would be overkill on my 24" monitor. Probably the same on my 14" laptop screen.

I also tend to have tons of xterms open for non-netbook stuff, so this paradigm wouldn't fly well there. I hardly ever use terminals on my netbook though - only when apt-getting, basically.

It might be the matter of taste only, but I also think that this UI is not a functional one. Huge buttons layout takes much of the netbook's screen tiny space.

Those autohide when you are using an application.

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