[NTLK] Newton Ux
erminmistica at gmail.com
Wed Mar 15 16:10:02 EDT 2017
Just an idea. Not dull blown OLED/AMOLED color but soft muted color. Very, very, very light muted pastels. Almost an anti-bright Samsung Screen declaration theme. And then, color where appropriate for media and such.
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> On Mar 15, 2017, at 3:46 AM, Forrest <newton_phoenix at mindspring.com> wrote:
> LW Brown wrote:
> "Just my thought: not a color os, but color just in appropriate apps: pix, videos, drawing..."
> Agreed. I like that idea.
> Sent from my T-Mobile iPhone 6 Plus
>> On Mar 15, 2017, at 12:22 AM, L.W. Brown <lwb at mac.com> wrote:
>> Just my thought: not a color os, but color just in appropriate apps: pix, videos, drawing...
>> -L.W. Brown
>> via 6s+
>>> On Mar 14, 2017, at 13:00, Jeff Sheldon <jeffsheldon at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> All the comments on this topic are extremely valuable. I especially
>>> appreciate that spectrum of pros/cons/obstacles and grounded thoughts on
>>> the matter. Part of the reason I first asked was to get an idea of whether
>>> people seem to be fine with things the way they are, design-wise, or if
>>> there's an eventual desire to take things, visually anyway, a different
>>> direction. This could of course be many years away.
>>> As for color and whatnot, I'm making the assumption that Newton Inc.
>>> considered this inevitability fairly strongly and had some solid ideas in
>>> the works that would have merit in fulfilling. My message to Mr. Yamashita
>>> was enthusiastically passed on, but I haven't heard anything back yet and
>>> might not (will check back in).
>>> Mostly I'm just curious as to what the general atmosphere around this issue
>>> The comments about iOS and the handheld bring up the issues of tangible
>>> usability and presence. I just bought a $13 1st gen iPod Touch, jailbroke
>>> it, and am playing around with the idea of compiling a super slow instance
>>> of Einstein for it. Has anyone already done this on any i-device and have
>>> any thoughts on the usability? I seem to recall hearing that at least one
>>> person here has done it.
>>> On Tue, Mar 14, 2017 at 2:27 PM, Ermin Mistica <erminmistica at gmail.com>
>>>> That's an awesome explanation. I've recently started on a road to a new
>>>> career and am learning how to code. One of the things I promised myself a
>>>> decade ago was to learn NewtonScript if I could and contribute to this
>>>> Operating System/Community.
>>>> Until this day watching the old Newton commercials and demos brings a
>>>> certain "warmth" to my heart. We were really part of a revolution. One that
>>>> the rest of the world is realizing these last ten years with iOS and
>>>> Android. A handheld is commonplace now. Woo Hoo! But none so far really
>>>> touch on the sometimes awkward, very much awesome steps the Newton made.
>>>> I look forward to what comes even if it remains in "hobbyist" hands.
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