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Discussion in 'iPad OS' started by gregg37, Nov 23, 2010.

  1. gregg37

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    Taking away something useful to put a mute switch right next to the mute button we already had! (Volume down always muted WAY too fast)

    ...and on top of that, it doesn't work in most applications/webpages!

    Poor Apple.
     
  2. SweetPoison

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    Who needs to mute anyway. I am glad that I can actually find that button now when I want to lock the screen. I was always feeling around all sides and I would accidently turn it off.

    It was annoying. I'm likin it now. :D

    I am sorry you don't though. Want some really good coffee?
     
  3. Hedonist222

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    Actually I think the mute button is used to mute system sounds (like incoming emails, sms and calls (for iPhone)) while the the volume button is for user designated sounsd (like a movie/song).

    This way you can mute the system sounds (with the button) but continue watching a movie in full volume.

    Makes me wonder, what used to happen in the past? ding dong sounds while watching a movie? Huh?
     
  4. SweetPoison

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    Oh I wonder! Ya know, I have never watched a movie on my Paddy. Well, not all of one.
     
  5. iVan

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    Me neither! Somehow I feel I'd have to focus more to watch a movie on the ipad than I'd do in the living room with the big tv. I like to melt into a movie not concentrate on it...

    I also think that the iPad would also distract me to go back to the web, the same way it does when I read on it.

    Then there's the distraction of holding the iPad still when I switch position in my seat without loosing the beat of the movie.
     
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    Deja vu.

    OP, I agree. Broken switch is broken and redundant.
     
  7. viducce

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    Multitasking

    Its great that it has multitasking now, but they should have opted for a tap function to start it instead of using the home button which is now gonna be pretty stressed.
    Wonder when its gonna give up.
     
  8. Digikid

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    ANother Apple Blunder IMHO.
     
  9. Hasty

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    Great streaming movies when lying in bed.........you realize what the cinema is missing. Comfort and volume control.
     
  10. NumbLock

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    I'm not lovin the mute/rotation lock either, but as Sweetpoisin said the old way of feeling around the corners for the switch also wasn't ideal.
     

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