Archive for September, 2010
Up until now AlwaysOnPC has had the usage mode of our apps be a very traditional, PC-centric “remote mouse” style of navigation as the default, and also using a double-click (double-tap) to launch apps from the desktop icons (like Office, Firefox, the ‘userhome’ folder/file system etc.)
I hope with this post I can illustrate a couple features that may smooth out the user interface for some of our users out there, clear up some points of confusion, and announce some coming changes that should help new customers come up to speed more quickly with AlwaysOnPC.
We’ve been hearing loud and clear feedback from users wanting the iPad/iPhone like “Touchscreen” input mode because they are not familiar with the “mouse navigation” mode which is the default in most VNC applications.
As many of you know, we do have Touchscreen mode already!
There are a couple glitches, however we’re working to fix:
Note that we also already have options for single-click action, but most users don’t know this.
We are planning to make the following changes in the near future:
In the mean time, here is a brief video review of how to set and use Turning Touchscreen Mode On/Off and desktop icons to Single-click: