[aprssig] How to deal with DTMF keypad differences betweenmanufacturers
gregg at wonderly.org
Mon Oct 6 10:05:56 EDT 2008
Stephen H. Smith wrote:
> Jason KG4WSV wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 4:54 PM, Gregg Wonderly <gregg at wonderly.org> wrote:
>>> All the teens in my area are going hard after I-Phones and I-Touches... Large
>>> touch screens are what's needed for the next phase of information exchange...
>>> Physical buttons are a thing of the past...
>> Unless you need dead-solid reliability. I've got an iPhone too, and
>> it's nearly useless if you're really sweaty (or in the rain, I would
> Yeah... I've noticed that same problem with sweaty or wet fingers
> (from handling a cold Coke can) on my laptop mousepad...
I have a stick on display cover, that has worked flawlessly. I just wipe the
phone and my fingers on my pants and keep going when the display is dirty. I
haven't really noticed this to be an issue from a contact reliability
perspective. Perhaps we use our phones predominately in different environments?
My push button phone didn't work well when it was wet either...
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