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Posted Apr 20, 2011 14:00 UTC (Wed) by nevyn (subscriber, #33129)
It's also kind of slow (I'd guess you have to hold the press for 2 seconds), and out of the way enough, that I rarely use it.
And I didn't know about the "long press for numbers" functionality, until I read this review.
Posted Apr 20, 2011 15:14 UTC (Wed) by nye (guest, #51576)
Eh? Does your on-screen keyboard not show you the shifted version of each button in a lighter colour above the main button? Mine has '1' above 'Q', '!' above 'A', '_' above 'Z', etc. Trying to type on the thing would be excruciating without those.
I think this is Froyo (but maybe the keyboard is an application independent of the OS version?).
Posted Apr 20, 2011 21:36 UTC (Wed) by edgewood (subscriber, #1123)
Being an analytical person, I then wondered what long taps on other buttons would do, and discovered the "long press on search to bring up voice search".
But I could see other people never discovering the difference that a long tap can make.
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