New wishlist item: Side-mounted touch strip sensor

Joe Friedrichsen pengi.films at
Tue Jun 19 21:45:35 CEST 2007

On 6/19/07, Jordan Anderson <alurdun.openmoko at> wrote:
> I have a touch strip on my HTC Excalibur, and one of the first things I did
> was shut it off -- simply handling the phone was causing the volume to go up
> and down, or my browser to go back. Obviously a personal thing, but with a
> physical button it's easier to remember that it's there.

True enough. My phone is a V401D by Mitsubishi, and its shape and
design didn't really lend to unintentional scrolling. The touch strip
is on the side in a place that is easy to reach with a thumb, but not
in the place where you would naturally hold the phone.


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