Another iPhone 7 Tipster Reveals A Significant Home Button Change

There has been speculation that Apple was going to completely revamp the home button feature in the iPhone 7. In October 2015, Piper Jaffray managing director and senior research analyst Gene Munster predicted that the home button on the iPhone 7 could be eliminated in favor of a digital button that would utilize 3D Touch. About 6 months later, supply chain sources told Storm Media that the iPhone 7 will have a touch-sensitive digital button rather than the traditional physical button separated from the display — which would make the front of the device completely flush. And this past week, sources with the Japan-based Apple news blog Mac Otakara agreed that the iPhone 7 will have touch-sensitive 3D Touch home button.

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Why you shouldn’t buy Amazon’s programmable IoT Dash button


Last week, Amazon released a new kind of Dash button we’ve all been waiting for: one you can program to merge just about any internet-connected devices together. It all sounds great in theory and seemingly affordable for $ 20 – until you realize that the battery is not rechargeable or replaceable, and only lasts 1,000 pushes. That’s two cents a push. Amazon suggests that some things you can do with the button is pizza ordering or Airbnb check in and outs. Two cents a push for these activities are somewhat reasonable, but Philips Hue lights? Do you really want to spend two cents to turn on…

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