Touch. Tap. Push. Prod. Swab. Stab. The button takes a lot of nonsense from its users. And also Benny Benassi and The Biz, but if I hear “push me and then just touch me” one more time, I might need a barbiturate. Anyways, people usually don’t give these things much credit for doing what they do and what engineers have made them do.It didn’t need to be a button
Take the iPhone 5S with its home button. It implemented a fingerprint sensor on top of it and Apple thus created Touch ID.
Touch ID was made to take the taps and swipes and [...]
You might remember that at the launch of the HTC One M8 I wrote an article titled “I was going to switch my iPhone 5s to an HTC One M8, but..” and my arguments for avoiding the change were based on the poor camera, its lack of a fingerprint scanner, and the fact that boom sound wasn’t everything. Fast forward to today, give me an HTC One M8 for a week and now my iPhone is in a drawer. Since a lot of you asked us why this happened in our previous After The Buzz episode of the HTC One (M8), we’ll compare both of these devices in a video, and tell you the reasons why.