stupid guy! thinks it's a train wreck!
zecke at openmoko.org
Tue Aug 19 00:29:04 CEST 2008
On Monday 18 August 2008 22:09:44 Daniel Benoy wrote:
> I agree. I think the issue is that people don't realize it's a finger
> keyboard. I showed it to my friends at work and they said "That's really
> small!" and they laughed, having just bragged about their iphone.. and then
> I typed in their names in about 1 second each and it dawned on them that
> it's small on purpose.
> It's also not immediately evident that you can hold a letter and type words
> that aren't in the dictionary.
> Perhaps this calls for little tooltips for new users.
Yes, that is the only downside of this keyboard. The gestures and features are
not easy to discover. But besides that I can write SMS and names during a
ride with the public transportation (bus) easily.
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