Suggestion for phone designers: Hangup-button lighting
I have a clamshell, but it's configured to remain on when closed, so it can be conveniently used in the closed position during PTT calls, and closing the clamshell automatically switches to speakerphone mode during regular cellular calls. A very handy feature, but I have to push the hangup button manually. Also, there are still a lot of bar-style phones out there.
BTW, cellphone developers are, evidently, all young people. I guess none of them has had to help their elderly parents try to use their failing eyesight and arthritic hands to operate what could be a very useful device to them. Oh, well, the youth of tomorrow will design things for their capabilities, and then they'll laugh at you for your ineptitude.
If you really are a developer, which I doubt, you're definitely part of the problem.
If, indeed, all keyboards had a distinctive button that made tactile feedback adequate, I would never have had to post my suggestion in the first place. As an engineer myself who designs equipment (unrelated to the telecom industry), I know what I'm talking about, and I certainly would not have posted the suggestion if there was not an actual deficit in the design of my current phone. My old phone did have a distinctive end button,...
I hate people that talk on their phone in the car. Especially at night.
I don't care how good of a driver you are, you are using one of your hands to hold the phone. You've just cut your abilities in half.
Now, if you use a headset or BT...