Daily Snapshot Review 28 March 2008
kousue at gmail.com
Sun Mar 30 16:03:29 CEST 2008
On 3/30/08, clare <u5618 at perth.dialix.com.au> wrote:
> 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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