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You are going to need a virtual on-screen keyboard because of the volume of text, the need for upper and lower case letters, and if users will typing frequently. Using only a single button to cycle through letters is crippling, and will result in a lot of frustration if you miss a letter and have to loop back around. Similarly, having to find the blank ...


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The average person has a range that they can hear from comfortably with ambient sound. Computer (and audio) makers build their audio equipment to fit that area. For those of use who, say, use a laptop at the dead of night in bed may find the minimum volume still uncomfortably loud because of this. If a logarithmic volume was used, then half of the volume ...


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A harsh guess would be that it's just not financially worth it. A more charitable guess would be that they assume that most people will want their volume at around the 5-8 mark (assuming a scale of 0-10) and therefore don't consider it practical to tinker about with the lower levels. Other than that I can't think of any reason. I should stress that, as ...



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