1. LazyStarGazer's Avatar
    Is there an app for this? Maybe a function/shortcut I'm unaware of?

    I'm looking for something similar to the refresh on physical keyboard BlackBerrys.
    The following is a post describing the differences between refreshing a web page with iPhone and bb that I posted in Rene Ritchies smartphone round robin thread on crackberry. Copied and pasted because I don't feel like typing it again.
    I spend most of my browsing time on web forums. Here is a small feature where bb wins. Refreshing a web page.

    iPhone:
    1. Touch top banner on browser screen.
    2. Touch the 'refresh' symbol.
    3. Page loads.
    4. Flick scroll back to where you were on the page.
    = 3 actions/steps. (and potentially a lot of flicking).


    Onyx/9700:
    1. Hit the 'R' key.
    2. Page loads. Done. And you are right where you started, with new posts directly below you. No flicking or scrolling.
    = 1 step.
    12-23-2009 10:17 AM
  2. flyingember's Avatar
    an app can not interface with the browser

    you're never going to get a refresh like a blackberry because the keyboard doesn't show unless you

    1. Touch top banner on browser screen.
    or
    1. tap somewhere you can type.

    basically, you're going to require a tap somewhere and then the second tap will refresh. the iphone method you describe is the quickest way possible.
    12-23-2009 10:20 AM
  3. LazyStarGazer's Avatar
    Thanks flyingmember. That's what I thought.
    I searched and came up empty, so I thought I'd throw the question out to the community in case I missed something.
    I'll just consider it a small price to pay for tabbed browsing.
    12-23-2009 11:02 AM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD