Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 22nd Jan 2013 18:04 UTC
Internet & Networking "A complete continuum of screen sizes is actually a blessing for Web designers and developers. It forces us toward adaptive solutions that respond to diverse capabilities instead of being able to draw arbitrary cut-off points for separate mobile, tablet, and desktop sites. So I for one, welcome our six inch fonblet/phablet friends and look forward to further diversity in screens that allow us to access the Web." Hadn't thought of it this way yet. Clever. Aside from this, I'm happy with all these sizes - it means there's something for everyone. Just because I prefer 4.3", doesn't mean everyone should, or that I'm going to ridicule those that prefer larger or smaller displays.
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Comment by Treza
by Treza on Tue 22nd Jan 2013 19:12 UTC
Treza
Member since:
2006-01-11

'there is something for everyone'
Not true.

Software sould adapt to all screen shapes.

Where are the sleek oval displays ? Why is there no hexagonal displays which are optimal for tiling...

;-)

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RE: Comment by Treza
by peejay on Tue 22nd Jan 2013 20:08 in reply to "Comment by Treza"
peejay Member since:
2005-06-29

Why is there no hexagonal displays which are optimal for tiling... ;-)

They are not optimal for my pocket. ;)

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RE: Comment by Treza
by Alfman on Tue 22nd Jan 2013 20:22 in reply to "Comment by Treza"
Alfman Member since:
2011-01-28

Well, there is the Pyramid Tablet...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xwu6IncTewY

There are a number of ways we could render generic content (web pages, email, movies) on a triangle/octagon/circle/etc, but none would be as optimal as a simple rectangle unless the content was specifically designed to take up the unique shape of the device. Who knows, it could sell but it would primarily be for novelty.

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