Reply to post: Re: Touchscreens have their place -- on phones.

I could throttle you right about now: US Navy to ditch touchscreens after kit blamed for collision

Palpy

Re: Touchscreens have their place -- on phones.

Ever used any drawing program? Notice how important it is to position the cursor or pointer exactly when selecting, say, all the #00C1F0 color in an image?

Ever notice how, as you move your finger to select on a touchscreen, your finger hides the target and a wide area around it?

Touchscreens are inherently imprecise. If you need to control something complex, and therefore have a complex interface, don't use touchscreens.

Which is what the Navy has decided. Wisely.

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