I like being fast at everything (well, almost everything), and I expect no less from my smartphone. So when I'm using an app on my Samsung Galaxy S3 that takes up the full display, I don't want to swipe down twice to get to my notifications—I want to swipe down once.
The Slow Way to See Notifications in Full Screen Apps
Currently, when you're playing a full-screen game or watching a movie in a video app on your GS3, you have to swipe down once to reveal the Status bar, and once more to reveal the Notification tray. Sometimes, it's even a little buggy, where the second swipe just makes the... more