Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 13th Apr 2015 16:02 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless

How to improve user experience? How to invent new ideas? Why are some designs changing? How to ensure that new ideas actually improve the user experience (UX)?

There are many more design related questions for sure. In this blog we will start to provide you with design insights, explain what is important to us, what is our way of working, our project objectives, evaluations and conclusions as well.

In short: how we design Sailfish OS.

A fluff piece, of course, but still somewhat interesting in the run-up to Sailfish OS 2.0.

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number9
Member since:
2005-10-25

Hello, Jolla, this is the U.S... I know, we have not been best of friends in the past. And you might not believe it, but most of us know that our phones suck. Can you help us out and start making the Jolla phone for U.S. consumption? Please? I promise I will get rid of my four year old crappy smart phone that I can't stand, and run out and buy one asap. Thanks.

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shmerl Member since:
2010-06-08

I'm still waiting for it. It's a looong wait. Supposedly something is coming this year, but the best hope for us is Jolla releasing a handset with universal LTE modem that would work everywhere. Since major SoC manufacturers are already making them (Intel and Qualcomm at least), there is a chance it will happen.

Of course if Jolla would choose some older SoC for their next handset, we'll have to wait for several years more...

Edited 2015-04-13 17:03 UTC

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Carewolf Member since:
2005-09-08

They are avoiding the American market due to the software patent situation there. Since they are not planning on selling any phones there, I doubt they will make any that would work there either.

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shmerl Member since:
2010-06-08

"Incompatible devices" belong to the past. See my post above. Software patents situation isn't much better in Europe by the way, despite the formal ban on them. Patent trolls have workarounds.

Edited 2015-04-15 04:31 UTC

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