| | 05-25-2013, 08:36 AM #1
So I am an iPhone convert, and I have to say I have never really looked back since I purchased my 920. After 6 years of using an iPhone, that really says something... Windows is doing a good job.
HOWEVER, there is something that drives me crazy. And that is the on-screen buttons (back, home, search). When needing to move around the phone... They are great. But I can't count the amount of times they have accidentally been hit and thrown me out of the app I was in or the video I was watching, forcing me to re-find my spot, etc.
After months of using the 920, I can say that I never truly feel "safe" or fully "comfortable" holding my phone because one slight brush against these buttons and BAM, you are thrown off course. With the iPhone you actually have a place to put your thumbs on both sides of the phone, firmly and confidently. Because there is a hard button, it is WAY easier to avoid hitting it. I am tired of having to hold my phone by the ity bity corners in fear of hitting our on-screen buttons.
So my question is, is there no way around this? Wouldn't it make sense if a double tap was required only when you are in an app?? O how wonderful that would be. Does anyone know of any setting... Or patch available??
Last night, I was showing my wife a video clip and when she tried to adjust the phone to the right viewing angle for her, bam, she closed the video. She sighed, said, "I don't know how you use that thing", and didn't bother sticking around for the video to be setup again. This is a serious issue and I don't think MS has thought it through enough.