Heck, I still run things full screen on 1440x900
Wed Jul 26, 2023 5:58pm

You hit the nail on the head with all your complaints for the small windowed apps. They're just not practical on screens that small and they most likely never will be unless they replace the all content of the window with a button to maximize the app. haha

I'm so bad at touch screen/pad gestures. Just this past year or so I learned that I can scroll pages with two fingers on the mouse touchpad. I always either had an external mouse or went over to the scroll bars. I guess that's my own fault for not looking things up. Touch screens... are there more than just swiping? I feel like all I do is swipe. I even use swipe as the keyboard instead of typing each letter. (I miss actual buttoned keyboards on phones but that's another rant for another day).

  • Windowed content just doesn't work on Android. - Puckdropper, Wed Jul 26 2023 2:07pm
    The screens are all too small, and even for a smaller Windows Tablet, windows just don't really work. I ran everything maximized with 640x480 displays, even 1024x768. Although, by then you could conceivably have two windows open. Maps is especially inexcusable. I often use it for the hard parts,... more
    • Heck, I still run things full screen on 1440x900- Erik_, Wed Jul 26 2023 5:58pm
      • What works really well is widgets. - Puckdropper, Fri Jul 28 2023 4:52pm
        Basically things designed to display content. Weather can be summed up in a little 1" square area, as can what music is playing, etc. But those things aren't intended for interaction, just display. I only use the touch pad when I can't avoid it. I got my first "modern" laptop with a touchpad for... more
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