Arigead captain.deadly at gmail.com
Tue Nov 11 12:40:31 CET 2008

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Carl Lobo wrote:
> IMHO, power aside it would be great if we could ignore (or power off)
> touchscreen events when on call - I remember having a Treo with an
> option for that. I invariably end up dialing numbers with my cheek,
> even when I'm carefully trying not to. Probably could use the aux
> button to enable touchscreen again if we need it while on call (with a
> hands free).
> On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 4:01 PM, Arigead <captain.deadly at gmail.com> wrote:
> Michael 'Mickey' Lauer wrote:
>>>> Am Monday 10 November 2008 16:49:39 schrieb Stefan Monnier:
>>>>>> it would be very usefull to be able to do so to carry our FR in a pocket
>>>>>> and it's not turning on display/backlight on every move you  make ..
>>>>> Indeed `suspend' sound like the right solution here.
>>>> Unfortunately not at all -- there's a whole world of software that requires
>>>> the host CPU to run.
> Could the touchscreen be physically powered down and powered up on a key
>  press or GSM Activity easily? I was under the impression that I saw the
> lock screen on one of the distros but powering the device down to save
> power makes more sense to me.

Problem with that is that people may want to dial when on a call.
Personally I hate it that the screen even blanks when I'm on a call.

May be the audio devices (Speaker and Mic) should be on the back of the
phone so that the screen is facing away from your face when you're on a
call? ;-)

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