…ch bar. The problem is that we intuitively like to rest our fingers on things as we make decisions. By removing force from the usability equation, it turns the entire surface of the the object into something brittle, something you have to be unnaturally aware of and careful around.
Escaping from New York for a moment, because Snake Pliskin is not dead, this feature of the Kindle drives me absolutely bonkers. You can’t put your hands anywhere without the risk of turning the page. I am seriously considering upgrading to an Oasis just to get the well-positioned hardware buttons.