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This is a cool idea, but I think the capacitive touch buttons are a mistake.

I have two different appliances that have them, and the lack of tactile feedback is really irritating, especially when a button press doesn't result in instant visual/audio feedback from the device. (Makes you wonder whether or not you actually activated the button.)

I strongly suggest using actual buttons.

I also really dislike buttons without feedback - you press them, and get nothing back. I often end up pressing them far harder than I probably should; the lack of tactile feedback seems to trick me into doing this.

My Magic Trackpad's haptic feedback has died, so now my trackpad has no feedback.

Sometimes I'm absentmindedly staring at the screen trying to click the desk, because it feels almost the same as the trackpad now.

Tactile feedback is very important!

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