Maemo UI improvements blog.

August 17, 2010

Preview: Live Wallpaper for Maemo 5

Filed under: Released software — Tags: , , — Andrew Zhilin @ 00:04

Hello everybody.

After pretty long pause I’m happy to announce that our team is alive and still rocking hard for your amusement. And today I want to tell you about some really hot stuff for your Nokia n900.

Initially started as a project for FRUCT application competition by Tanya Makova, new name in the maemo.org community and Vlad Vasiliev, who is well known as an OMWeather project leader, this application has evolved into one of the most shiny pearls on the scene. Thanks to these two people you’re now able to amaze the audience with your n900 like never before. Instead of showing static wallpapers on your desktops, now you can set almost anything from video files to XScreenSavers. Let me introduce you – Live Wallpaper. Project details with screenshots and video are after the break.

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December 31, 2008

New Year Countdown Series: #10

Filed under: Heavy UI improvements — Tags: , , , — Andrew Zhilin @ 23:39

Happy new year to all of you! Almost half of our planet is already in the future, other is waiting, we have 23:00 here in Moscow and party is getting started. Thank you for all your warm words about my New Year Countdown Series, it’s really a great pleasure to see you all here reading and especially discussing my posts. I wish that we’ll all have some great stuff from Nokia guys that will change the game dramatically and break the barrier of “geek toys” into something massive and epic! Happy New Year!

And as a present I give you, as promised, my favourite UI concept, one of my best of all ideas. Today we will reinvent copy/paste system!

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December 30, 2008

New Year Countdown Series: #9

Filed under: Heavy UI improvements — Tags: , , , — Andrew Zhilin @ 23:27

Hello and welcome. Today I’ll show you one of my favorite concepts in this New Year Series. I’ll show you my vision of task switching.
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December 29, 2008

New Year Countdown Series: #8

Filed under: Heavy UI improvements — Tags: , , , — Andrew Zhilin @ 23:00

Hello again, hope you’re not bored with my series cause I have 3 more things to show you :) And they would deffinetely be last but not the least.This post would be about my vision of ideal applications menu.

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December 28, 2008

New Year Countdown Series: #7

Filed under: Design guidelines — Tags: , , , , — Andrew Zhilin @ 18:56

Hello there. Today I’m continuing to post about UI and I want to talk about one of the most important things for UI (and basicaly most other types) designer – guidelines.
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