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Guru I
John_Clark
Posts: 16,191
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: BlackBerry Z30, Z10 and Q10 w/OS 10.3.0.1154; PlayBook w/OS 2.1.0.1917

Don't Need No Home Button!

As a user of both the Playbook and the iPad (yes, unfortunately I'm forced to use an iPad for my job in Aviation) one thing I can't stand on the iThing is the Home button.

 

BlackBerry10 Flow: No Home button!  Thank you RIM!!

 

http://blogs.blackberry.com/2013/01/blackberry-10-flow/

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knottyrope
Posts: 30,785
Registered: ‎06-25-2008
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Re: Don't Need No Home Button!

That home button sure does get old fast, love the PlayBook interface for multi tasking

 




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Xandrex
Posts: 18,406
Registered: ‎07-29-2008
My Device: Z30, Playbook, 9320BES
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Re: Don't Need No Home Button!

On my Curve, I was used to using the red button to display the home screen, as well as using the menu key to invoke the application ribbon to switch from an app to another.

I was comfortable with that...

But now that I am used to my PlayBook, this feels no unnatural.

And now, seeing all those BB10 demos, I am really looking forward to using BlackBerry 10 on my future phone!



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mikmonken
Posts: 5
Registered: ‎01-23-2013
My Device: Playbook

Re: Don't Need No Home Button!

I know what you mean I have an iphone as my personal mobile and a curve for work, Bought a PlayBook to make work emails easier to work with which came last week, and now I'm constantly swiping up on my iphone to try and close and move between apps. Swiping is so much more intuitive!
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KAMBLEBA
Posts: 47
Registered: ‎12-13-2012
My Device: Blackberry 9300 3G

Re: Don't Need No Home Button!

On 9300 curve ,it is really flow to get home screen by just pressing Alt and end key.There are also more shortcuts making physical keyboard ossum.