Not a Dedicated Follower of Fashion - 10 Reasons Why Touchscreens Suck

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Playing devil's advocate, but only to a degree, Steve Litchfield turns the entire smartphone world on its head by rejecting its latest darling - large touchscreens. Ask any pundit in the mobile world about smartphones and you'll get the answer that it's all about touch. About large displays that can be caressed and programmed and manipulated with your fingers. Except that traditional, non-touch form factors have these 2010 'flagships' well and truly beat in many ways - here are the Top 10 Reasons Why Touchscreens Suck.

"But, in defense of the past, let me proclaim loudly to anyone who will listen that the 'old' button-driven phones have an awful lot going for them in comparison to the new tablet-like touchscreen flagships that seem to be sweeping the world. Will my words be enough to stem the tide? Of course not. But I may just add wider credence to the belief that manufacturers should look to a range of form factors and interfaces and not just try ever harder to produce an 'iPhone-killer'....

So here we go then, the Top 10 Reasons Why Touchscreens Suck."

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