[maemo-developers] Screenshot as loading screen on Maemo 5

From: Aniello Del Sorbo anidel at gmail.com
Date: Wed Oct 14 12:14:41 EEST 2009
2009/10/14 Andrew Flegg <andrew at bleb.org>:
> On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 09:43, Marat Radchenko
> <slonopotamusorama at gmail.com> wrote:
>> What's the point looking fast when in practice it is slow? Can't you just
>> fix your app so it starts up faster?
> Main one: user gets a sense of feedback and completion. It's an
> empirical fact that if two actions take the same time, the user
> *perceives* it to be faster if there are multiple steps.
> Cheers,
> Andrew

That is true, but I remember once we were talking (here or on talk)
about this "feature" on the iPhone and we were calling them "liars".
It turns out, it's really annoying watching an empty dark screen for 2
seconds or even less.

Sent from London, Eng, United Kingdom
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