Next iPhone OS to have more gestures?

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Next iPhone OS to have more gestures?
Web site 9to5Mac found a couple of new gestures in the Apple 3.2 beta 4 SDK that weren't in previous versions of the software. In the Gestures library folder was “3Tap.plist” and “LongPress.plist". Currently, triple tapping on the iPhone screen does nothing. On the other hand, a long press on the handset's screen brings up a contextual menu to "Cut" and "Paste". Developers will get to use these two gestures for whatever app they are working on, and we could even see these new gestures on the iPad. Will these now also be covered by existing patents or will Apple have to get Jacoby and Meyers on the phone to make an addition to the current filing?

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6 Comments

1. omarc26

Posts: 360; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

thats cool i guess. um i kno what ima say its totally off but does any one know if the next iphone is going to have a front facing camera for video calling? and also when are we going to get video calling in america? n no i dont mean video share i mean the real video calling the one were ur able to see the person ur talking to and there able to see u ... thanks ...

2. bronxbomber

Posts: 82; Member since: Apr 10, 2009

WHEN THE RECESSION IS OVER!!!LOL.

3. Rock-X

Posts: 14; Member since: Mar 11, 2010

I don't think that triple tapping is new for iPhone. I have an iPhone 3gs(3.1.3) and it has triple tapping to zoom in when you are on the home screen. Still iPhone rules. Long live iPhone.....:)

4. iHateCrapple

Posts: 734; Member since: Feb 12, 2010

BAAA BAAA BAAA Wheres the rest of your flock?

5. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

wait wait wait.. long press... gestures.. that sounds like ANDROID!!! look at Apple infringing on Android while it sues HTC for infringing on apple!! Time for google to come in and smack apple with a lawsuit!!

6. Rock-X

Posts: 14; Member since: Mar 11, 2010

I totally agree on this. Apple should stop messing around with others over senseless issues. Also should allow jailbreaking.....lol some things you just can't get.....

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