The Fat Thumb lets you use your touchscreen with one hand
While we're all big fans of the gesture controls on the BlackBerry PlayBook, we're always ready for new innovations that make using devices even easier. With BlackBerry 10 we're hoping to see some new, fun ways to use our phones. Something that may work its way into many devices down the road is The Fat Thumb. Created by six researchers at the University of Calgary, The Fat Thumb allows you to easily use typical multitouch gestures with just one thumb. The process works by sensing when your thumb is pressed flat against the screen and thus wider, vs. when it's just lightly touching the screen.
As you can see in the video above, the tech is pretty sweet. It still has a way to go however and we most likely won't see it in any device in the very near future.
Is this something you'd like to see in BlackBerry 10? Sound off in the comments! Thanks charliechan