Touch FLO 3D’s Slight Redesign

I just upgraded my Touch Diamond to the now shipping version 1.37 ROM, and there’s a definite difference in the timing of the animations in TouchFLO 3D.

Here’s a video:

As I mentioned in this post and my review, the animations were pretty slow by design. I recommended that reducing the timing on the animations would increase the perception of speed, and that’s exactly what they did.

You’ll also notice that when swiping a finger horizontally across a panel, both the bottom icon and background image will move instantly. Previously the bottom icon moved first and then the rest of the panel moved after that (thus giving you a perception of lag.) The panels can now also be flicked repeatedly without having to wait for the animation on one to finish.

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Adam Z. Lein
Adam has had interests in combining technology with art since his first use of a Koala pad on an Apple computer. He currently has a day job as a graphic designer, photographer, systems administrator and web developer at a small design firm in Westchester, NY. His love of technology extends to software development companies who have often implemented his ideas for usability and feature enhancements. Mobile computing has become a necessity for Adam since his first Uniden UniPro PC100 in 1998. He has been reviewing and writing about smartphones for since they first appeared on the market in 2002. Read more about Adam Lein!
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