Waze for folks over 50.

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Waze for folks over 50.

Postby jasonh300 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:04 am

a4bolek wrote:
jasonh300 wrote:You don't have to be over 50 to have trouble seeing the screen. I wish there was a solution like this for the iPhone.


Keep making noise, maybe 20 year olds at Waze will take notice ;)


Actually, I've met them and I'd say the average age of the Waze corporate people is probably around 30. Either way, that's still nearly 10 years younger than me.


Via my iPhone 3GS.
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Waze for folks over 50.

Postby fvwazing » Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:58 am

Lol, if you change the title to "Waze for people driving in shaky cars" I would support getting this into Waze's configuration options. This, and colorschemes for the dialogs.
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Waze for folks over 50.

Postby a4bolek » Mon Mar 11, 2013 12:07 am

From previous responses to beta and Play Store versions it is obvious that majority of Waze users are less then 20 years old. I can see pimples on your foreheads from 3 feet away. :D but i cannot focus any closer. :cry:

For folks over 50 I recommend Paranoid Android. On the fly you can change how various Waze elements display on your screen. Let's start with Wazer on the road.

Wazer on the road at 200 dpi.
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Re: Waze for folks over 50.

Postby a4bolek » Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:12 am

fvwazing wrote:Lol, if you change the title to "Waze for people driving in shaky cars" I would support getting this into Waze's configuration options. This, and colorschemes for the dialogs.


Don't do me any favors. You will get there. It's just a matter of time.
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Re: Waze for folks over 50.

Postby dmcconachie » Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:48 pm

ncc1701v wrote:I've never tried - can you run Waze on a 10" tablet mounted in your car?

Yes, if it has a GPS and data source.
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Re: Waze for folks over 50.

Postby ncc1701v » Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:45 pm

I've never tried - can you run Waze on a 10" tablet mounted in your car?
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Re: Waze for folks over 50.

Postby a4bolek » Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:13 am

jasonh300 wrote:
a4bolek wrote:
jasonh300 wrote:You don't have to be over 50 to have trouble seeing the screen. I wish there was a solution like this for the iPhone.


Keep making noise, maybe 20 year olds at Waze will take notice ;)


Actually, I've met them and I'd say the average age of the Waze corporate people is probably around 30. Either way, that's still nearly 10 years younger than me.


Via my iPhone 3GS.

I know I am exaggerating ;) That thing about not being able to focus close did not hit me until about 45. At first I thought my arms ware not long enough to read restaurant menu then I gave up and started carrying granny glasses. :cry:
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Re: Waze for folks over 50.

Postby a4bolek » Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:57 am

jasonh300 wrote:You don't have to be over 50 to have trouble seeing the screen. I wish there was a solution like this for the iPhone.


Keep making noise, maybe 20 year olds at Waze will take notice ;)
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Re: Waze for folks over 50.

Postby jasonh300 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:49 am

You don't have to be over 50 to have trouble seeing the screen. I wish there was a solution like this for the iPhone.
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Re: Waze for folks over 50.

Postby a4bolek » Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:24 am

Last but not the least Paranoid Android offers full screen for all the aps. In case of Waze that is 18 pixels at the top and 40 pixels at the bottom. That is between 10% to 20% more depending on your screen resolution.


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