Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 3rd Jul 2011 22:04 UTC
Apple Even though I was extremely sceptical of this whole tablet thing, I bought an iPad 2 a few weeks ago. Obviously, this occasion couldn't pass by without a proper review of the thing on OSNews, so here we are. Inside, my view on the iPad 2, and more importantly, how my perception of tablets has been turned around completely.
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WebOS and UI
by Lennie on Sun 3rd Jul 2011 22:56 UTC
Lennie
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2007-09-22

Thom, I know you didn't get to buy the HP Touchpad, but I keep seeing people mention it has a much better (touch)interface than any other.

To bad I didn't get to try it out yet either.

I wonder how much better it really is and actually solved some of the things you mentioned.

You mentioned they didn't, but using it is the best test obviously.

I do notice the notifications are at the top and they sometimes can be interacted with.

A more general question about touch interfaces, I really think they are stupid. There is so much which is NOT discoverable.

If there is one thing which I leared about UI people, it is that things should be discoverable. Usually it should only be on the screen if you need it.

I don't see that on most touch UI, most of it is so dummed down you can't find what you are looking for...

Edited 2011-07-03 23:06 UTC

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