Re: [NTLK] Einstein on iPhone

From: matthiasm <>
Date: Mon Apr 14 2008 - 09:50:08 EDT

On 14.04.2008, at 15:21, Karel Jansens wrote:
> This may be a silly question, but how do you "do" handwriting on a
> device without a stylus?

Well, that exactly *is* the question. The iPhone has such a tiny
screen, that even if we had a stylus, HWR would be close to
impossible. Now using my finger on my iPhone, I *can* write somewhat
legible (in huge letters, compared to a Newton screen), but I have
close to no control, where my writing is going. The next issue would
be hitting a standard Newton button shrunk to the iPhone screen with
my not-so-stylus shaped finger.

Everybody seems so happy with the touch interface that nobody has come
up with some fine-tipped stylus yet. Maybe it is impossible to do on
the iPhone?


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