New Bug: Google Bar is Twitchy

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    My favorite feature of the Droid is voice Google searches. I didn't like having the bar at the top so I moved the bar to the right desktop and keep it in the third (of 4) rows down.

    Now: if I brush the bar it moves visually to the top of the right desktop, but the touch screen interface acts as if it's still where I put it. This is different than holding down an icon to move it.

    Only a reboot can get it back (visually) where I put it.
    An annoying bug that needs to be fixed.

    ALSO: I would love a bigger button for Google voice searches. The little button on the right of the bar is too small. Best would be a single place-able button like a normal application icon. That would ROCK!
     
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    You don't really even need the widget. You can hold down the search button (4th button of the "hard" buttons) and it will bring up voice search.
     
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    My wish for an icon is for optimal thumb positioning. It might seem kind of anal, but I like playing around with icon placement so the stuff I use most is in the most comfortable range of the thumb.

    On a related note, we're already seeing opinions pro and con about the new unlock button. Some people prefer the arc sweep of the old. I think the best would be an arc sweep down (starting upper right, sweeping down to lower left) to unlock (reversible for leftys). The ring off/on button could be a smaller up/down lower and closer to the palm.

    I design user interfaces and experiences for a living so I get a little obsessed with this stuff.
     
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    You mean like the "Voice Search" icon that is already in the app list? :p
     
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    oh yeah, like that one...doh!

    Thanks for the instant gratification Cong!

    Now back to that silly bug...