04-21-2011 10:25 AM
Another thing that needs to be corrected (maybe I'm just missing the ability) before this truly can go corporate wide is the ability in email via the bridge to correct misspelled words and copy/paste. The spell changes is a bigger issue. I know it works on the applications on the device, but its a big need in email. Again hopefully this will be corrected in a software update in the near future.
04-27-2011 09:35 PM
I found in the bridge mode when writing emails the spelling errors would show with a red underline. But, I found the spelling corrector does not work.
It is possible to copy and paste in the bridge mode. The process is very much like in the Word To Go program. You can look up the details for this in the help system.
I found getting around for critical positions with the touch screen to be a bit critical, and slows me down. Using the spell corrector, or copy and paste takes extra effort.
In consideration that the Playbook is a new technology, and from what I have been told and read the operating software and programs will be going through much development, the inovation of this device is genius. I do enjoy using it, and find it to be an excellent small computer for emails, writing basic text files, and browsing the net.
I managed to get the Playbook GPS working with the Bing Maps program. I downloaded a free compas program. Because of the size of the screen, it makes for an excellent GPS device. From what I found the GPS worked only when outside, and using the Playbook in the tethered mode so it can download the necessary map and function data.
04-29-2011 01:04 PM
04-29-2011 01:11 PM
I have found 2 things problematic when using the messages app via the bridge.
problem one is that resizing of the view for zoom in/out is not enabled, and in most cases the mail I get doesn't seem to fit in the default window size provided
problem two is that in vertical mode I can toggle back and forth with the list and the actual full screen mail. However I don't have this in horizontal mode, which is a waste of space. When combined with problem one this is a rather annoying behaviour.
Hopefully these are things being addressed soon.
05-06-2011 05:20 AM
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