[Loadstone] loadstone on n97 mini

Ömer Yesiltas yesiltas1981 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 19 23:25:44 GMT 2011


Hello, i am sorry. i did not know it of course. using loadstone on a touch 
phone is not necessary of course. there are plenty of phones that loadstone 
can be used. i just tried loadstone on the phone and wrote my ideas.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Thursday, January 20, 2011 1:01 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] loadstone on n97 mini


The virtual keyboard idea is what I'm thinking of implementing. It's much
easier said than done thoe since there's no native function to do it in the
sdk.

On Wed, 19 Jan 2011, Ömer Yesiltas wrote:

> Hi Shawn, isn't it possible to define a virtual keyboard on the screen 
> like
> talks does? For instance, we can use talks shortcuts by touching the 
> related
> parts of the screen after pressing talks key. We can for example increase 
> or
> decrease volume and speed by pressing the 5-6-7-8 keys on the virtual 
> screen
> in whatever program we are.  Loadstone also can define a virtual number 
> keys
> on the screen to use the shortcuts.
> This is the best way to use touch interface with loadstone in my opinion.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 5:42 AM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] loadstone on n97 mini
>
>
> I have one of these phones for loadstone development and you're right in
> that you have to have the keyboard exposed in order to use hot keys. The
> screen doesn't flip up like a laptop but slides sideways to the right and
> then you turn the phone to use the keyboard. When the screen is open it 
> does
> tilt up slightly so it does make the phone a little thicker and bulky. I'm
> working on a method to use the touch screen on this phone but I'm not
> exactly sure how that's going to turn out yet. For the moment thoe I
> wouldn't recommend this phone for use with loadstone. It works but the 
> user
> experience will not be what it would be with a traditional phone. I'd say
> this about the entire touch interface in general.
>
> On Wed, 19 Jan 2011, Kit wrote:
>
>> Hi Omer,
>>
>> So, while using it, you have to keep the screen up, exposing the 
>> keyboard,
>> like a lap top right?
>>
>> I personally will never get use to such usage especially in public 
>> places.
>>
>> Regards,
>> KITT.
>>  ----- Original Message -----
>>  From: Ömer Yesiltas
>>  To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
>>  Sent: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 10:56 AM
>>  Subject: [Loadstone] loadstone on n97 mini
>>
>>
>>  Hi all, i have been trying loadstone on an n97 mini phone for a few 
>> days.
>>  This phone is a touch phone and has a qwerty keyboard.
>>  It also has the 4 way navigation keys.
>>  I have installed loadstone to this phone and it works well. since it has
>> a keyboard, you can control the program with the keyboard shorcuts.
>>  You only need to click the options or exit buttons using screen.
>>  other functions can be used easily without need of touch screen.
>>  for those who wish to try on n97 mini or who wish to buy that phone can
>> buy it.
>>  It has a simple interface and touch screen is not so hard to use.
>>
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