UI responsiveness, Hope its not like new Blackberry

Giles Jones giles.jones at zen.co.uk
Wed Oct 3 22:04:18 CEST 2007

On 3 Oct 2007, at 20:17, Michael wrote:

> Recently tried out the new Blackberry 8300, that a customer had  
> purchased, and I almost wanted to throw it in the bin, but of  
> course it was not mine. When you roll the ball there is about a  
> quarter second delay before the indicator moves to the next icon,  
> which means it hard to move to an icon quickly like in Marble  
> Madness. Now I don't know if it is just me, but I just could not  
> get used to that. Maybe it is because I am used to playing video  
> games but if a Spectrum could do it at 3.5MHz then I dont see why  
> an 8300 cant do it at 312MHz.
> So, I was just hoping that the OpenMoko UI will at least have an  
> instant response, even if this means you have to put up an egg  
> timer to say that the system is busy and cannot respond straight away.
> Michael.

Qtopia on the Neo1973 seems very responsive. OpenMoko less so, but  
I'm sure it will improve.

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