1. RaiderNation1337's Avatar
    Not really sure if it will be a good thing. Swiping up to close apps could be troublesome with the trackpad there... /sigh

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    12-12-14 06:56 PM
  2. bb8900edit's Avatar
    That's why you use the back key to close apps

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    12-12-14 07:14 PM
  3. Carrtman's Avatar
    The point is simple to navigate through the phone and not rely on stupid gestures
    12-12-14 07:16 PM
  4. slagman5's Avatar
    Not really sure if it will be a good thing. Swiping up to close apps could be troublesome with the trackpad there... /sigh

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    Don't get it then.

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    12-12-14 07:27 PM
  5. spork141's Avatar
    The point is simple to navigate through the phone and not rely on stupid gestures
    While I welcome the trackpad and toolbelt back, it's stupid to call "gestures" stupid. Anyone who doubts the use of a trackpad is more than justified doing so. Your entire screen is a trackpad. A big one. "Gestures" revolutionized the way we use phones. Would you rather use the keyboard and trackpad to zoom?

    More options is good, but let's not get ahead of ourselves. If the choice was between a trackpad and a touch screen, nobody would pick trackpad and the trackpad wouldn't exist.

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    12-12-14 08:09 PM
  6. Carrtman's Avatar
    Well some gestures like pinch to zoom are indeed nice while others are just pure nuts (swiping to go back to a home screen instead of pressing a button).

    I strongly believe a real trackpad could make some of the best Android phones even better. When it comes to Blackberry I would easily give up the touchscreen for a full featured PP like 4 row keyboard because I love the tactile feedback and the precision it offers, same with the S-pen on the Note 4 this thing is just amazing.

    So to answer the question:
    The point is: tactile feedback + precision
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    12-12-14 08:22 PM
  7. slagman5's Avatar
    Why are we even entertaining this guy's question? It's simple, if he doesn't see the point of it, he shouldn't buy it. THE END. They might as well close this now and sticky it so nobody else asks the same pointless question...

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    12-12-14 08:54 PM
  8. jas1978's Avatar
    Not really sure if it will be a good thing. Swiping up to close apps could be troublesome with the trackpad there... /sigh

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    I would be easy to just not swipe on the track pad. Instead, just swipe a bit to the right of the track pad. People adapt. I got the Passport and at first it was a bit awkward but then my fingers adapted to the larger keyboard and pop-up virtual keys.

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    12-12-14 08:54 PM
  9. spork141's Avatar
    Well some gestures like pinch to zoom are indeed nice while others are just pure nuts (swiping to go back to a home screen instead of pressing a button).

    I strongly believe a real trackpad could make some of the best Android phones even better. When it comes to Blackberry I would easily give up the touchscreen for a full featured PP like 4 row keyboard because I love the tactile feedback and the precision it offers, same with the S-pen on the Note 4 this thing is just amazing.

    So to answer the question:
    The point is: tactile feedback + precision
    I just don't get why swiping up is nuts. I was first introduced to this with my webos devices. In that case you had a slide out keyboard and the bezel below the screen doubled as a trackpad for text. No its not better than a physical button, but if your aim was to eliminate physical buttons (like on touchscreen phones) it is a better option.

    Again I welcome the return, but I understand whose who think it seems redundant.

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    12-12-14 09:39 PM
  10. cleonwayne's Avatar
    Sits a classic for a reason, it's like throwback, but with updated software.

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    12-13-14 02:13 AM
  11. BBjer's Avatar
    That's why you use the back key to close apps

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    Lol. Obvious eh? Also I have naturally oily fingers so I'm guessing one or two others do as well. The track pad let's u click links instead of annoyi.ng fingerprint taps.

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    12-13-14 02:22 AM
  12. Uzi's Avatar
    It's for trackpading on the screen

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    12-13-14 02:25 AM
  13. MexicanRacoon's Avatar
    It is there solely to **** off people who think it shouldn't be there.
    12-13-14 03:47 AM
  14. chalx's Avatar
    On a relatively small screen trackpad comes as great addition. I was wondering same question about trackpad on 9900 but when I bought it, I started using it intuitively right from the first boot. You'll be surprised how handy it is. Same goes for a back button.

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    12-13-14 03:47 AM
  15. juntibi's Avatar
    The trackpad is the only thing that makes me think of getting a Classic. Editing documents/emails/messages with a trackpad should be easy. This is quite challenging in my Q10 where I need to drag that 'round cursor' to the exact spot where editing is required.

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    12-13-14 04:47 AM
  16. RaiderNation1337's Avatar
    Why are we even entertaining this guy's question? It's simple, if he doesn't see the point of it, he shouldn't buy it. THE END. They might as well close this now and sticky it so nobody else asks the same pointless question...

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    I'm not trying to flame the classic. I want to buy it but now it's on back order.

    Generally this is my only concern about the phone. I really like how the Q10 is just a pkb and a touch screen.

    I was merely trying to open up a positive discussion on the functionality of a track pad. Constructive dialogue isn't a bad thing.

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    12-13-14 07:09 AM
  17. RaiderNation1337's Avatar
    The trackpad is the only thing that makes me think of getting a Classic. Editing documents/emails/messages with a trackpad should be easy. This is quite challenging in my Q10 where I need to drag that 'round cursor' to the exact spot where editing is required.

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    Good point; I really dislike the round cursor. Sometimes it's on point, sometimes it's really annoying. Maybe it's my fault? But yea..

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    12-13-14 07:10 AM
  18. johnburton_uk's Avatar
    Not really sure if it will be a good thing. Swiping up to close apps could be troublesome with the trackpad there... /sigh
    My co-ordination isn't the world's best, but I'm pretty sure I'll manage. Can't wait to have the trackpad back.

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    12-13-14 07:58 AM
  19. BBjer's Avatar
    It's for scrolling the search results in crackberry forums.

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    12-13-14 08:11 AM
  20. spork141's Avatar
    I'm not trying to flame the classic. I want to buy it but now it's on back order.

    Generally this is my only concern about the phone. I really like how the Q10 is just a pkb and a touch screen.

    I was merely trying to open up a positive discussion on the functionality of a track pad. Constructive dialogue isn't a bad thing.

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    Haha you picked the wrong place for positive discussions. Nothing but salty people in this forum . At least there doesn't seem to be any BBOS or bust people here.

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    12-13-14 08:18 AM
  21. slagman5's Avatar
    I'm not trying to flame the classic. I want to buy it but now it's on back order.

    Generally this is my only concern about the phone. I really like how the Q10 is just a pkb and a touch screen.

    I was merely trying to open up a positive discussion on the functionality of a track pad. Constructive dialogue isn't a bad thing.

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    Ah, ok, it just seems like every other day there is a new thread with someone just posting about how there's no point to the Classic or how they don't see why it will exist, etc. etc. I always feel the answer is exactly the same for everyone, nobody is forcing them to buy one, so if they don't want it, don't get it. Thought yours was in the same vein. Sorry. :-)
    12-13-14 08:28 AM
  22. RaiderNation1337's Avatar
    It's all love. I should have probably searched but I am not a perfect human. Lol. :-)

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    12-13-14 09:06 AM
  23. VeryBumpy's Avatar
    OP, to not light up.
    12-13-14 09:41 AM
  24. dale-c's Avatar
    While I welcome the trackpad and toolbelt back, it's stupid to call "gestures" stupid. Anyone who doubts the use of a trackpad is more than justified doing so. Your entire screen is a trackpad. A big one. "Gestures" revolutionized the way we use phones. Would you rather use the keyboard and trackpad to zoom?

    More options is good, but let's not get ahead of ourselves. If the choice was between a trackpad and a touch screen, nobody would pick trackpad and the trackpad wouldn't exist.

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    I agree completely. However, having both is even better since they both have a place.

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    12-13-14 10:30 AM

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