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Old Dec 24, 2012, 08:50 PM   #1
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Do you prefer portrait or landscape?

I like landscape
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Old Dec 24, 2012, 08:53 PM   #2
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Portrait for web and mail, other apps in landscape. Depend on the actual app.
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Old Dec 24, 2012, 08:54 PM   #3
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Portrait please.
And to think, I was so upset with the lack of landscape texting in the original iPhone... I NEVER text in landscape.
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Old Dec 24, 2012, 09:17 PM   #4
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Landscape, unless reading a book.
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Old Dec 24, 2012, 09:21 PM   #5
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portrait for both mini and the 4.
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Old Dec 24, 2012, 09:23 PM   #6
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Landscape for web browsing, watching videos, and playing games

Portrait for emails, Facebook, Twitter, photos, and e-reading.


If I had to pick one, though -- I'd say I use landscape a lot more than I do portrait.
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Old Dec 24, 2012, 10:05 PM   #7
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prefer them equally.

Find myself using the landscape more because of games.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 03:39 AM   #8
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Portrait only, I actually switched off autorotate. Except for games, but they switch to landscape on their own anyway.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 04:10 AM   #9
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 10:31 AM   #10
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A lot of apps are meant for landscape mode, it feels more like an iPad when I hold it sideways instead of in portrait mode. If I don't it just feels like an enlarged iPhone lol.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 03:32 PM   #11
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anything to do with reading or web - portrait
Watching a movie etc - landscape
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 03:38 PM   #12
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Portrait for web browsing. Landscape for video. Games depends on which one and the controls etc.
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Landscape, almost exclusively. It's the full sized keyboard. I can't touch type on the keyboard in portrait orientation, whereas I can in landscape. I've never been a fan if thumb typing.

I also prefer reading in landscape. I like the look of an open book with two pages facing me.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 04:20 PM   #14
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Depends on the app.

Landscape for web surfing, movies, and some games.

Portrait for everything else.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 04:35 PM   #15
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Landscape for everything. One reason is that the fonts are larger and thus easier to read.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 05:28 PM   #16
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Portait for 9.7" iPad, and landscape only for iPad mini.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 05:37 PM   #17
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This depends on the iPad. Portrait browsing on the iPad 2 is nicer than portrait browsing on the Mini due to the type being very small on he latter.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 05:39 PM   #18
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 07:36 PM   #20
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Mostly landscape.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 08:16 PM   #21
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Portrait. Split the keyboard in two and move it up an inch or two and it's great for two-thumb typing.
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