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View Poll Results: How often has your T1 crashed/frozen? (after using it at least 3 days)
Once 38 23.60%
2-3 times 26 16.15%
More than 3 times 35 21.74%
Never 62 38.51%
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Old 12-08-2011, 10:59 AM   #301
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It has happened on my 350 a few times, but when I tried to get it to repeat the flipping, I could not do it.
It could be an insect scurrying over the screen or a small piece of dust being pushed by wing.
It happened to me twice. One time an ant ran over the screen, another time a small a very tiny piece of dry greenery was pushed by wind.
Both times it happened on the beach.
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Old 12-08-2011, 11:08 AM   #302
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I don't understand the process well enough to have an educated opinion but the fact is that it has never happened to me or anybody else with PRS-350/650. The same touch screen technology is used for PRS-T1 AFAIK.
But it's a different operating system: Android on the T1 vs. Linux on the x50 range. This is a firmware bug, and hence very likely something that's specific to the T1.
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Old 12-08-2011, 11:30 AM   #303
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But it's a different operating system: Android on the T1 vs. Linux on the x50 range. This is a firmware bug, and hence very likely something that's specific to the T1.
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Just a thought, but is it possible that the type of lighting at the time is a trigger for touchscreen related issues?
I don't think that light condition would affect one OS and not the other. It seems that T1 has a s/w issue. Light condition would be an external factor, a physical one.
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Old 12-08-2011, 12:28 PM   #304
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I don't think that light condition would affect one OS and not the other. It seems that T1 has a s/w issue. Light condition would be an external factor, a physical one.
Yes and no.
Only because they use the same tech (IR-based touchscreen) doesn't mean it's exactly the same HW, could be different sensor manufacturer (I don't know, just saying). Also it could be the drivers - more/less sensitive, which, while not directly the OS is certainly not an issue in the reader app but the underlying SW.

In either case, I got the same issue on the Tube on the way home just now under fluorecent lights.. so wherever the bug is, it doesn't seem to be lighting related.

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Old 12-09-2011, 03:04 PM   #305
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Sony released the PRS-T1 firmware update that should solve the problem today.
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Old 12-09-2011, 03:12 PM   #306
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So...the million dollar question...is the problem solved?
And are PDFs still so dog slow when reflowed? Can't wait to get home now...
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Old 12-10-2011, 10:44 AM   #307
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So...the million dollar question...is the problem solved?
And are PDFs still so dog slow when reflowed? Can't wait to get home now...
I only tested one text PDF for comparison. It is still slow compared to the X50 models but not as slow as it was. Before it would take a noticeable amount of time to turn the last page of reflowed text. Now each page seems to take about the same time to turn so that's an improvement.
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Old 12-11-2011, 03:23 PM   #308
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I only tested one text PDF for comparison. It is still slow compared to the X50 models but not as slow as it was. Before it would take a noticeable amount of time to turn the last page of reflowed text. Now each page seems to take about the same time to turn so that's an improvement.
Missed your reply, but I confirm that there definitely is some improvement. Unfortunately, it seems uneven, in that sometimes it's fast, sometimes not, at least in my quick tests on different PDFs. *sigh*
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Old 12-11-2011, 03:29 PM   #309
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When I change the font size, PDF browsing takes about 3 seconds per page. It might depend on the PDF, but at that rate PDFs are pretty much unusable in my opinion.
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Old 12-11-2011, 07:34 PM   #310
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I have to say, the poll results are totally useless. They only way the poll results would be useful would be to redo the poll for the new firmware and then the results would be useful.
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If it bothers you, then ask for the title to be amended to reflect that the poll was taken pre December firmware patch
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If it bothers you, then ask for the title to be amended to reflect that the poll was taken pre December firmware patch
It's just that the results aren't valid any longer. So anyone looking to buy a T1 and basing it on this poll is going to get obsolete answers.
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I've amended my original post to explain that the poll is no longer relevant. Is there any way I can amend the poll itself? Is there a moderator I can contact?

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I've amended my original post to explain that the poll is no longer relevant. Is there any way I can amend the poll itself? Is there a moderator I can contact?
One thing you could do is start a new poll based on the new firmware. That would be good.
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