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post #11 of 17
Thats just how it is with a touch screen. Once it gets wet its starts acting wacky. Not the phones fault.
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post #12 of 17
My fingers get greasy all the time, but that didn't affect my navigation when using touchscreen phones though.
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post #13 of 17
Definitely use a screen protector, and try to avoid throwing your phone against a wall.
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post #14 of 17
You sir, need a Commando. I cannot believe nobody has recommended this yet. Throw it all you want soldier.
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post #15 of 17
You are going to have this problem with capacitive touch screens regardless, a screen protector will help but it won't stop it completely. Its just something you need to live with

If its annoying you so very much, a dumb phone may be what you need(use the word 'dumb' lightly though, the good old nokia N95 still is a brilliant phone)
post #16 of 17
I've had similar issues (esp when I was still active duty). Just being exposed to the elements made it tough to use touch screens--plus I like the tactile response you get using actual buttons. Had a BB Torch (keypad and touch screen) and almost never used the touch screen. It wasn't a bad phone, always worked well except when it got real low on battery (might have been a software update to fix that, I never bothered since it rarely happened).

Currently I just gave up and I'm using a cheap Samsung phone I got for like $30 at Best Buy. While I didn't need anything fancy (just calls, some texting) I wouldn't recommend this phone. If you can afford it, I liked my BB--but otherwise I'd vote for anything with a real keypad. I just can't do touch screens(also not fun because I have big hands, too).
post #17 of 17
There are tons of smartphones that have a slide-out keyboard though. The HTC Google G2 currently has one of the best physical keyboard layouts I've seen, and even those with large hands are comfortable typing with it.
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