Fat ThumbWe all know that most of today’s smartphones work better when you have two hands to use them, but there are times when we can’t help but stumble around our phone menus with only one hand accessible to us (i.e. your other hand might be holding a bag of groceries or a drink). Besides getting a smaller phone or larger fingers, we don’t really have a solution to such problems. Well, the folks over at the University of Calgary believe they do with the development of its software technique called Fat Thumb.

From the demonstration video, we can see how effective it can be to utilize Fat Thumb to make one-handed smartphone usage easier – in fact it can be a lot faster than regular two-handed/two-fingered gestures as well. A pretty sweet invention if you ask me – now if only we can see it implemented in today’s devices. Check out the video below and let us know what you think:

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