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How Do You Scroll On A Trackpad?

On July 21, 2011, the day before Joe Brown began his 1.5 years as editor-in-chief of Gizmodo US, he wrote 16 moving and influential words. "Fuck Natural Scrolling. This Is Bullshit. Yours truly, a concerned Lion user. Returning to unnatural scrolling." Lion had debuted almost two months prior, introducing natural or inverted scrolling. Ever since that fateful summer of 2011, Windows users have been finding ways to adopt it, and tonnes of Mac users have happily adjusted. Read More >>

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iPhone 5 Scrolling "Glitch" Exposed by Flailing Fingers

A weird glitch with Apple's iPhone 5 has been uncovered, which sees touch input drop out when the phone's display is continuously stimulated. It's pretty niche and unlikely to break anything too seriously, but it might effect some gaming uses if left unchecked. Read More >>

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The US Patent Office Has Invalidated Apple's Bounce Scroll Patent

Foss Patents is reporting that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has tentatively invalidated Apple's bounce scroll — sometimes referred to as "rubber banding" — patent possibly affecting the recent ruling in the Apple vs Samsung trial. Read More >>

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