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I'm currently working on a concept that allows user to "fling" table view cells in the reordering process (you can watch my short demo here). I have broad experience with iOS apps but haven't seen such solution in any app. I think that this is a good idea, as its not changing the standard reordering user experience but only extends it. I know that user cannot be 100% sure where his cell will land if he flings it, but in some cases exact place doesn't really matter.

My question is: Do you know any live apps that implements such a solution? Maybe on other than iOS platforms? How do you feel about my solution?

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Just curious, what are the cases in which exact position doesn't matter? –  Jawa Dec 29 '13 at 16:07
    
Lets say daily to do list or list of subtasks. It could be especially convenient for user who have some small amount of items in table view (lets say 10, which are all on the single screen) and he wants to quickly put something at the top or bottom. The problem is that natural grip of the smartphone is thumb operating over the four fingers behind the smartphone, which makes this grip safe. In case when you move your thumb significantly up or down the grip stops to be safe - it becomes rather like lever. –  Maciek Czarnik Dec 29 '13 at 16:41

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