Sunday, August 9, 2015

Is it just me, who thinks Auto Rotate is dumbest thing in Android?

During lifetime of android I have seen a lot of expected improvements, but I never seen anything on AutoRotate, and it seems to be annoying nobody else in the world, other than me.

Here is the thing, if you have a nice nexus tablet or a larger phone, and you laying down in bed, snuggling with your e-book, why do you need the screen to rotate and make your page have longer lines? almost any reader I know prefers reading in shorter length of line. it is faster and your eye gets tired less and you concentrate more.

The longer the lines, the more chance, your eyes get tried more trying to stay on the same line.
you might say, Dude just turn off the auto rotate. but NO ! I totally want to watch my youtube videos in in a rotated mode. or my navigation is so much nicer when it is rotated.

Auto rotate should be smarter, to differentiate if you are reading something or watching something.
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