A typical example is horizontal sliders. These are becoming quite popular now and are a very simple method of horizontally scrolling image galleries etc. A perfect example is THIS SITE.
There are a number of horizontal scrollers that work by simply hovering a mouse pointer over the scroller and swiping from left to right on a trackpad or magic mouse. In Hype, it seems there has to be a click and drag function which seems a bit sloppy.