1. CrackBerry News's Avatar

    Ask and ye shall receive. Our good friend Michael Clewley is back with some more OS goodies on his BBM Channel today, now with a look at what will be the OS 10.3 homescreen. Word on the street is that we'll be seeing plenty more in the way of OS 10.3 news from Michael's channel, so this is just the first of many peeks at the latest BlackBerry OS.

    Full story from the Crackberry Blog...
    05-05-14 02:00 PM
  2. Q10Bold's Avatar
    The new BlackBerry Hub icon looks childish :/
    Hope they let the old one.

    Posted via ? Q10Bold
    05-05-14 02:08 PM
  3. ssbtech's Avatar
    Tell me which icons and text are easier to see:

    05-05-14 06:41 PM
  4. vinniesworld's Avatar
    Tell me which icons and text are easier to see:

    With my weary old eyesight the shadowed ones but that would depend on what background, obviously the background in these said images has a higher contrast of white so therefore the shadowed ones are easier to see due to the darkened background surrounding the icon.

    I am guessing this is why BlackBerry put the shadowed icons in the first place but in 10.3 the icon sets are bigger than those of 10.2.
    05-05-14 06:55 PM
  5. ssbtech's Avatar
    Exactly. The backgrounds are helpful depending on the wallpaper. At the very least, they need to be optional.

    My eyes are still young and healthy, and I still want the backgrounds.

    Properly delineated UI elements are important to quick "at a glance" navigation of the device. This trend towards flat everything with minimal to no definition and separation of buttons and other elements is a step backwards.

    This is a big reason why I can't stand Android. Everything gels together and you can't differentiate between a button and a text label.
    05-05-14 07:14 PM
  6. newfie1974's Avatar
    i like the new icons. bring on 10.3
    05-05-14 07:34 PM
  7. Septembersrain's Avatar
    I think they look nice. =)

    Sent from the Berry using Tapatalk.
    05-05-14 07:39 PM
  8. ssbtech's Avatar
    ^ Translation: I like icons and text that I can't see against busy or bright wallpapers.
    05-05-14 07:44 PM
  9. nuff_said's Avatar
    Most of the new icons look really bad. I could draw a better looking camera picture when i was eight years old. Don't know who BlackBerry have hired to redesign their icons but they need to be fired.
    05-05-14 07:48 PM
  10. anthony2558's Avatar
    I think they look good. Fresh, lively, inviting. The black boxes made it look stiff, drab, and old.

    Tapatalk via Moto X
    05-11-14 11:08 PM

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