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2006-09-13, 23:34

Originally Posted by Brave Ulysses View Post
hell no. typing in a phone number will always be easier and quicker with a number pad than a scroll wheel.

form over function
Exactly my point. How many times do you type in the number on a modern cell phone? Once. How many times do you *RECALL* the number from a list? All the time.

Function dictates a scroll wheel, for the common case.

The current keypad is optimized for numeric entry, but SUCKS for recall. Since recall from a list is now the most common method for selecting a number to dial, it should take precedence.

My other brain is hung like a horse too.
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