@Mayana it will indeed interrupt it because the focus moves. It's dumb. Think instead of the speech viewer I'll just use the thing on my phone instead.

@Mayana not only that, but it also shows everything at least double. It used to work just fine in focus mode. Ugh.

So Microsoft Teams, the app, used to have this issue where arrowing through the message list with a screen reader would interupt the message it's currently reading with the word "Menu", effectively making reading messages impossible. You used to be able to get around this by just using the web version of Teams, but you guessed it, it now too does this. I just wanna cry.

@Mayana @devinprater This works on iOS, too. You do not have to use the actions.

OK so yes, there are no algorithms that dictate what you can and can't see.
But that still doesn't mean that scrolling fedi isn't very addicting.
So I guess that means I actually have to close it. And keep it closed. I can't just keep it up in the background. Because then I find myself mindlessly scrolling through the thing.
Sorry. I tried!

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@devinprater Actually, and I appear to be in the minority here, but yes, I do.

@Mayana but then I'd be left with the cracked one! Although I did give you the choice... :P

@Mayana do you want the cracked one or the one with cat claw marks on it :ms_stick_out_tongue: I haven't been too terribly nice to them.

@Mayana I would be playing with a joystick because the device comes with all the controls built into the device itself.

@Mayana for a laptop, you'd probably want something like a lap desk if it has fans, because fans and blankets... nopenopenope.

@Mayana yes but lying in bed or on the couch with a laptop vs. a small device you can completely hold in your hands...

@Mayana yes. I was able to play with the GPD on trains and airplanes, for example. It was amazing. Or even just while lying in bed or on the couch.

@Mayana By using something like JoyToKey. I avoided the keyboard on the previous GPD's as much as possible as well.

@Mayana People who love their devices to be thin thin thiiiin! Or something. Honestly, I'm not even sure. No matter which way you look at it, it's a horrible decision.

@Mayana To be fair, the Steam Deck doesn't seem to have a keyboard at all, but at that point it's easy enough to use the on-screen windows keyboard which is accessible.

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