View profile

It's not dead yet (the Home button)

Cult of Mac Today
If you thought the good ol’ Home button was on its way out, think again.
The Home button has been a fixture on iOS and iPadOS devices since 2007, but Apple seems to be slowly phasing it out in favor of gestures and Face ID.
However, a leak of an entry-level iPad due later this year suggests Apple may not be done with the Home button quite yet.
To me, the Home button is anachronistic, but maybe Apple is right.
Touch ID continues to be popular with many people, and old habits die hard. I’ll bet there’s a sizable number of users who actively want a Home button and will buy a new iPad because it has one.
– Leander Kahney, EIC.

Redesigned 2022 iPad might hold on to Home button
Keep up with the latest home automation tech with Wemo Smart Dimmer with Thread
Apple Maps extends cycling directions to all 50 states
Flash sale: Get Microsoft Office for Mac for just $39.99 -- the cheapest it's ever been!
Microsoft Teams adds native Apple silicon support at long last
Soundcore Motion Boom Plus speaker sports sound as big as all outdoors [Review] ★★★★☆
Today in Apple history: Steve Jobs acknowledges MobileMe launch failure
Tweet o' the day
Leo Kelion
Went to Apple Store for AirTags. Sold out.

Sales rep. said there's new stock daily. But all go within 30mins of being on shelves. Sales rocketing because of airports/airlines losing luggage.

This helps lock users into iPhones + may drive upgrades for Precision Finding.
🍏📱📶
One more thing ...
“I think if you do something and it turns out pretty good, then you should go do something else wonderful, not dwell on it for too long. Just figure out what’s next.” – Steve Jobs
Did you enjoy this issue?

Our daily roundup of Apple and tech news and opinion.

In order to unsubscribe, click here.
If you were forwarded this newsletter and you like it, you can subscribe here.
Manage all your newsletter subscriptions here.
Powered by Revue