I'm a student looking for background noise while I read a textbook on my laptop. The book has a setting that reads the text to me, and I want to hear some Pandora in the background. My problem is the volume settings on pandora are too course at the bottom. Despite all the finesse of adjusting the computer and pandora volume, the music is competing with the text. I need more granular adjustment capabilities at the bottom level of the volume. Let's put a button near the pandora volume called, "Background" that, when pushed, recallibrates the entire volume meter to just the bottom 5%. That would give users the flexibility to multitask in the way I'm describing. Perhaps you could expand the setting to default to background through an unsolicited phone call, or give users a choice in the settings tab.
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