Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 30th Jan 2013 23:06 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless And so, today, RIM announced its Hail Mary - a brand new mobile operating system (well, sort-of new), as well as two new devices. In addition, the Canadian company also officially changed its name from Research In Motion to Blackberry. The first few reviews of Blackberry 10 are already out, and it's not bad. The problem, however, is that in the case of Blackberry, 'not bad' could easily mean 'not good enough'.
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RE: Document centric mobile OS
by umccullough on Thu 31st Jan 2013 17:53 UTC in reply to "Document centric mobile OS"
umccullough
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2006-01-26

Most mobile operating systems today feature a main screen with a grid of application icons. Windows Phone features tiles. As far as I understand, these are both very application centric.


Actually, I think they're striving more for "task-centric" here...

Each "app" represents some task you want to accomplish: Play Music, Watch Video, Make a Phone Call, Play a Game, View Calendar, Read Email, Send a Message

When using a mobile device, "documents" are not what you're interested in - tasks are.

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