4.3 Bad news

Discussion in 'iPad OS' started by b00bie, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. f4780y

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    Totally agree. For one, the home buttons on iDevices have proven to one of the components with the shortest life (I've worn out a 3GS button before multitasking even came along). My iPad button is showing signs of wear after 5 months. Gestures at least allow you to press that button less.

    Also, there have been usability concerns for the less able bodied. A double click is not always an easy action for certain types of disability, although I am the first to concede that a four / five finger gesture could be equally as challenging in some cases...

    That said, having choice is where I like to position myself. There is absolutely no harm in having the choice there. If you like it, use it, if not, ignore it.
     
  2. donka

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    Agreed. Especially given that these multi touch gestures were an option under settings to start with so you could disable them if they don't do it for you.
     
  3. alcamie

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    As a developer I have to ask really how many multi touch gestures will people remeber anyway.. We don't them all so it' all good.
     
  4. drosenth

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    I REALLY wanted this Feature as the sound of the button click is distracting in meetings. A real bummer for me if they are left out long term.

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  5. Digikid

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    Then something is wrong with your iPad because they generally do not make noise.
     
  6. Jeeper

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    My home button "clicks", it can be distracting, especially when double clicking fairly frequently, in a quiet environment.
     
  7. b00bie

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    Yeah, I got a "clicker" too, it's not too bad but audible in a quiet setting.
     
  8. epb

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    Wow, mine's never made a peep, nor the others I've seen around; I had no idea some of them clicked.
     
  9. Hal05154

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    Sucks not, this informations does. Sucks much, the multi-swipe idea did!
     
  10. Digikid

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    Agreed young Grasshopper Padawan. :D
     

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