Slowly Android client running in a Windows 10 laptop
Using a Virtual Machine to supplement Web Client
If you follow my Blog, comments on Reddit and Twitter, it's clear I am a great fan of SLOWLY's Web Client – the most productive work environment for someone who is serious about reading, writing serious pen pal letters.
Sadly, there are a few things missing from Web Client. But we could get access to those with a Android Virtual Machine.
At our local Public Library, to discuss a proposal I sent, suggesting having an information session for local people, about the SLOWLY app.
I was very pleased to have this meeting. The original proposal was written two and a half years ago, when I was a newly minted Slowly user; but one who could already see the potential of the app, and wanted to share the love.
Currently, the mobile versions of SLOWLY have a small design flaw. It's not a functional problem, but just something that might lead some users to not realize there are more stamps available to them than they can see at first glance in the Stamp Store.
...is Remembrance Day in Canada, and it would be a perfect occasion for a commemorative stamp. This day is also observed in other countries, and marks the Armistice, the end date of the First World War (at 11 am, on November 11, 1918).
...at some point — to send to our pen pal friends?
The postcards would allow for brief messages, without annoying the recipient (who might be expecting a long letter, possibly). This would be faster than composing a full letter, and done in short order when inspiration came. While travelling, for example?
It would also allow us to send a great image, relevant for the moment. Special occasions, Birthdays, Holiday greetings, I can see this feature serving in many instances, and being enjoyed by many. So here are the details...