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Gestures as a New Dimension in Mobile Design (theindustry.cc)
10 points by jarederondu on Dec 6, 2012 | hide | past | web | favorite | 3 comments

It's interesting, but gestures in general have a major discoverability problem. I do not know that it is an unsolvable problem, but until it can be solved in a more general way, it's going to be hard to push them much harder than they already are.

Oh god…the rewind on Paper.

Makes me want to punch myself cause it makes me feel so damn stupid when I can't get it to work. Then I'm stuck with more random scribble marks when the rewind fails.

Please, no rewind gesture unless a failed rewind doesn't activate other stuff. It's horrible to have a rewind feature where you can accidentally draw on your pad, causing more issues.

Other than that, decent article. (And the Paper app is awesome, just I hate the damn rewind function. It'd be so much better if it was like a slider like a video)

Does that really happen that often? I consistently use Paper and maybe a few times in months of using it do I mark a bit when trying to use it, but it's usually because I didn't have two fingers on the screen. And even if you do make a mark or two, you can go ahead and rewind those as well.

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