What works really well is widgets.
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 college, and have hated the touchpads ever since. They always get in my way typing. I discovered gestures and multitouch a few years ago myself.

I'm still a tapping keyboarder. I'm surprised at how bad I am at it even after having a phone for 5+ years now. Typos abound, corrections are numerous. Sometimes autocorrect just doesn't get the point. (Seriously. .9 is corrected to. 9 every time. I have to do 0.9 to make autocorrect leave it alone.) I've done bluetooth keyboards and mouses, but they're just a hassle.

  • Heck, I still run things full screen on 1440x900 - Erik_, 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... more
    • What works really well is widgets.- Puckdropper, Fri Jul 28 2023 4:52pm
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