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 Post subject: Re: iPhones and other Touchscreens are Discriminatory
PostPosted: Mon Jun 14, 2010 11:01 pm 
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There are several problems with touchscreens, the first and most obvious one being that (contrary to what has been said previously) touchscreens wear out, they lose their sensitivity, all of a sudden you touch it one day and get...no response, none whatever. Don't say it cannot happen, because almost every day I talk to someone to whom it HAS happened.

The other big problem with touchscreens is the exact opposite: it is TOO sensitive...do you have any idea how many people have 'problems' with phones that 'can't keep a call' because it turns out that when they put the phone next to their face, they are actually activating the touchscreen and hanging up by accident?

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 Post subject: Re: iPhones and other Touchscreens are Discriminatory
PostPosted: Tue Jun 15, 2010 6:52 am 
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In Asia there is a simple surgery that involves clipping a nerve in the side of your abdomen that correct hyperhydrosis. I know a couple of people who got it (lawyer who has to shake hands all the time, music therapist who plays guitar) and they say it changed their lives.


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 Post subject: Re: iPhones and other Touchscreens are Discriminatory
PostPosted: Tue Jun 15, 2010 6:58 am 
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Touchscreens are annoying in winter because you can't use them with gloves but they also don't register cold fingers.

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 Post subject: Re: iPhones and other Touchscreens are Discriminatory
PostPosted: Tue Jun 15, 2010 7:30 am 
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HeyAgain wrote:
I have a sister who accidentally dropped her first iphone in the toilet. ::):
A friend of mine dropped her iPhone in a public toilet. It fell out of her back pocket. When she went to the Apple store and told them what happened, the people there still honored the warranty.


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 Post subject: Re: iPhones and other Touchscreens are Discriminatory
PostPosted: Tue Jun 15, 2010 9:26 am 
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Boso wrote:
In Asia there is a simple surgery that involves clipping a nerve in the side of your abdomen that correct hyperhydrosis. I know a couple of people who got it (lawyer who has to shake hands all the time, music therapist who plays guitar) and they say it changed their lives.


As someone who will never have that kind of extra cash, I just use my little tricks :) Frequent washing with cold water, AC kept low, etc.

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 Post subject: Re: iPhones and other Touchscreens are Discriminatory
PostPosted: Tue Jun 15, 2010 3:26 pm 
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Wonder, does the iPhone have an app for THAT


No, but Pogo. Both TW and I use one and I find I "type" faster on my IPad with it than without.

When I'm drawing on my blackboard for class or drawing maps, it feels just like a real pencil.

Plus it does away with greasy screens.

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