Legacy Maemo 5 Documentation/Human Interface Guidelines/Reality Checks

Reality Checks

The sections in this chapter give advices on how to make your application even more usable when it can already be tested. Other very useful checks can be found in the GNOME HIG Checklists Section.

Hardware Keys

Check the keys of the mobile device you're testing your application with to see they could be assigned any functions already existing or new functions. This way you might find out that some actions by not need an actual control on screen as they could be assigned to a commonly used hardware key.

Different Devices

Given the plurality of mobile devices out there and their differences, you'll maybe find out that some features of your application do not behave as desired in one device or another. Therefore, it extremely important to be able to either test it in those devices or let those devices users give you feedback about it