Archive for July 13th, 2010

X10 Controller Lid Tweak

The new X10 controller on our dresser has a nice lid over the buttons. Unfortunately, the lid lacks any affordance to raise it: smooth edges all around, slick surface, no notches or bumps.

The obvious, albeit ugly, solution: add some black and very grippy rubber strips to the front and side edges of the lid. Now one finger suffices…

Griptivity Enhancement

Griptivity Enhancement

Puzzle: how did the designers expect us to lift the lid?

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