[maemo-users] Google services

From: Kimmo Hämäläinen kimmo.hamalainen at nokia.com
Date: Fri Jan 8 13:16:07 EET 2010
On Thu, 2010-01-07 at 20:20 +0100, ext Andrea Grandi wrote:
> Hi,
> 2010/1/7 Kevin T. Neely <ktneely at astroturfgarden.com>:
> > This might be naive, but since the N900 runs a fully capable mozilla browser
> > (i.e. fennec) why does it need a suite of Google applications?
> >
> > Now, if it had the enhanced Google Maps app with voice navigation, that
> > would be something.
> onestly... we talk a lot about usability and do you want to compare
> accessing Gmail from MicroB or accessing it from a native client?
> Have you tried using Google Maps from N900 browser?! It's more usable
> from Google Maps for Nokia N73 than from N900 browser....

Yeah, the panning is used to pan the Web page, so there is no way to pan
these Web applications. I guess one could hack the browser UI to have a
special mode for that.


> No micro-browser is enough for Google applications, neither N900 one
> nor iPhone nor Android one.... there's need for a native application
> to access certain services.
> Regards,

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