Apple iOS 5 AssistiveTouch To Features Button-less iOS Devices In The Future

iOS-5-AssistiveTouch-gesture-command-replacing-hardware-buttonsApple is looking to replace their existing hardware/physical button on their iPhone or iPad (or other iOS Devices) with their next gen of OS. In iOS 5 beta 3 stage, guys at 9to5Mac has discovered and upgraded version of a feature called AssistiveTouch. This feature is going to be the replacement for hardware button, where users can actually access to home screen, locking the device, adjusting volume by using gesture-based interaction.

It sounds promising for those who hate button on a phone, either it’s because they are noise or not modern at all. It should have been invented from the start to accompany the touchscreen functionality. I would love to use the multi-finger gestures command to back to home screen instead of pushing a button. Perhaps that way I would looks better and cooler. :)

Anyway, take a look at the following video for more details on how to use the AssistiveTouch functions:

[via UberGizmo]

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