[maemo-users] [maemo-users] Re: suggestion for next Nokia tablet

From: Jakub.Pavelek at nokia.com Jakub.Pavelek at nokia.com
Date: Tue Feb 13 10:50:34 EET 2007
>On Monday 12 February 2007 13:06:45 Frantisek Dufka wrote:
>> Neil MacLeod wrote:
>> > I think Nokia need to give more
>> > consideration to left-handed users - lefties should consider class 
>> > action suits against big corps citing discrimination and 
>access issues!
>> > :)
>> Yes, someone in US please do sue them :-) I am left handed myself so 
>> my opinion is of course very strong on this.
>> I was really quite shocked that after N770 they actually dared to 
>> design second device with all butons on left side again. Simply 
>> unbelievable to me.
>> Frantisek
>The one thing I find interesting is that lefties have so much 
>trouble.  I find the buttons on the left unusable as I have to 
>put the 'pointer' in my mouth grab with right hand, partially 
>release the left hand grip to move thumb to buttons.  But then 
>again I may just be weird.  From my view it was friendlier to 
>a lefty as you never have to switch holding hands.

I'd like to point out that the buttons are located where they are based
on the results of testing with real people, right and left handed. There
are so many different ways the people hold and use the device, this is
something you have to see to believe. I'm all for moving the buttons to
the other side (and no, I'm *not* left-handed).


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