So I'm a little disappointed with my iPhone 3G so far. I was so looking forward to sending SMS messages with a proper keyboard instead of using numeric keys, and I figured the on-screen keyboard would be big enough for my fingers, given the size of the screen.
But no, I always seem to end up pressing the wrong key even when I'm sure I've got my finger mainly over the one I want. I usually get the one on the right but if I try to hit the key more to the left I just get the key to the left instead.
I've tried tapping the screen with a pen or the end of my nail but it doesn't seem to work - only actual skin contact will register.
I'm disappointed that Apple seem to have made the touchscreen so you can't use some sort of stylus on it - in fact having been used to a Nintendo DS Lite and never having used a touchscreen mobile before, I suppose I'd assumed it might have one.
I can't help thinking the touchscreen isn't as accurate as it might be. SMS messages tend to be short - they could easily have made the keyboard bigger without affecting the space for the text itself.
Many of friends want an iPhone but the size of it puts them off. I prefer a big phone - it fits easier in my big hands and is easier to find in my bag - but it seems disappointing that big phone and big screen doesn't mean big keyboard!
Anyone have any ideas? Is there a facility to make the keyboard bigger? Is there anything else anyone can suggest?
On my Nintendo DS you can "recalibrate" the touchscreen if it seems inaccruate but I can't see any facility like that on the iPhone. I like a lot of the iPhone but I text people more than I call them so this is disappointing to me.