Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Jun 2012 19:34 UTC
Google Through the Google Play Store, the next version of Android has been confirmed: Android 4.1, Jelly Bean. I'm hoping for just a single new feature: something to address the update mess. I don't care how, as long as they do something.
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What I don't like about ICS ...
by -pekr- on Sun 24th Jun 2012 08:57 UTC
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2006-03-28

There are few things, which I really don't like about ICS, and I REALLY wonder, how those could pass via any UI usability expert, or am I just alone with finding following things kind of annoying?

1) They have removed the context menu button. I have HTC Sense, and I use it often. My brother recently bought HTC One X, and I am constantly looking for the button, which would get me into settings. Now - how usefull is the task-switcher button? To swipe away apps? Why would any user care to close apps? Nice effect, showing thru review, but that's just all - and we have dedicated button for that function? Big fail #1

2) Settings - so missing the dedicated button, they came up with the solution to "three dots menu" - and they moved it to the top of the screen. WTF? With larget phone, there is zero chance you can navigate your phone by one hand - big fail #2

3) Totally screwed up notification screen - quick settings screen offers you stuff like airplane mode, but it does NOT offer you to turn-on the wifi at one click - you are brought to another screen to turn wi-fi on/off - so big fail #3. Thanks goes to the author of the Widgetsoid, without it, this thing was really annoying daily experience.

So much for all the experts Google can pay to have basic stuff done right ...

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Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

That's not pure ICS. Thats HTC's mods to ICS.

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