Ubuntu phone OS' community-contributed mockups show interesting designs
January 2nd 2013 witnessed the successful announcement of Ubuntu for phones, polished innovative technology designed in mind with imprinting years of Ubuntu development and experience into a phone form-factor, essentially, pure Ubuntu OS for phones.
Yet, along with swiping gestures, handy screen edges, highly-usable drop-down, lenses and indicators, the Ubuntu phone OS needs applications, such as email app, calculator, timer, file manager, calendar, RSS reader, etc, basically, tools and utilities focused on enriching Ubuntu for phones' overall experience.
As a consequence, the developers launched an open community-based CALL FOR HELP, event aimed at allowing community members to submit design ideas for a predefined set of applications.
The online service balsamiq is currently used as an online place where interested creative persons are to send their mockups for applications like document viewer, weather app, calculator, email client, approach already gathering interesting submissions (balsamiq comes with user-accessible writing-comments-per-mockup support).
Mockups of Calculator, Calendar, Timer, File manager, RSS reader, Terminal, Twitter, Weather, Youtube, Document Viewer, Account Manager, are to be admired and digested on https://ubuntu.mybalsamiq.com/projects/ubuntuphonecoreapps/grid
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