Daily Snapshot Review 28 March 2008

Nick Guenther kousue at gmail.com
Sun Mar 30 16:03:29 CEST 2008

On 3/30/08, clare <u5618 at perth.dialix.com.au> wrote:
> Hi,
>  I have looked at one or two of these lately, and there are changes. For
>  example someone has been playing about with the keyboard so that
>  it will do upper and lower case and numbers, but not yet things people
>  might want like / and control characters.
>  I am umimpressed, because my current phone actually supplies a qwerty
>  keyboard for SMS, I have Never had to use that silly thumb typing.
>  But now there is an even more annoying improvement - when I type 0
>  into the dialer it gives me a list of all the names in my contacts list
>  which start with zero. Luckily I have not put in the full list.
>  Of course if I wanted someone out of contacts I would start there.
>  I often think that the features in this phone are put there because
>  someone thought it was a cute idea. It would be nice if the cute ideas
>  could be saved for later when the basics were solid.
>  People could then vote on whether the various cute features were worth
>  having or better still just configure their phone to remove them.

To me that particular feature is -very useful-. On my Nokia I use that
to find a contact to call or SMS with two to three clicks; under
Qtopia to find any contact requires scrolling through a long list
(much more than two taps!).

I agree with your general sentiment though.


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