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Left Handed users BB 10
I am an avid BB user and am counting the days until January 30th. I am left handed and was curious if anybody knows if the BB 10 has the capability to be used by left handed users? I'm sure it will be fine but I was just curious.
- 12-15-2012, 07:26 AM #2
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- CrackBerry Genius
12-15-2012, 08:16 AM #4
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It would seem like the main peek gesture would be less comfortable for a left-handed user, but still usable, it would probably be a bigger issue in the future when they will presumably have bb10 devices with larger displays and you would hope they would introduce a left-handed mode for those that needed it.
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12-15-2012, 11:56 AM #6
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- 12-15-2012, 01:48 PM #7
I forget the reference, but I just read that one of RIM's lead designers who was involved in this is also left-handed, and says that it's not a problem and works equally well for lefties or righties.
- 02-06-2013, 10:32 AM #8
It seems from the videos I've been watching that it's designed for righties. FIne for me, as I'm right handed. But my wife is a lefty. It seems like it would be an easy thing for them to code it to switch for lefties and basically have a mirrored version of the OS, no? That would also be a huge advertising boon, as no other smart phone is that customizable...
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