• The iPhone was originally going to have a back button

    5 monthes ago - By TechRadar

    The iPhone's circular home button is an iconic piece of design and probably one of the first things most people think of when they think iPhone, but originally another button was apparently going to join it. In a new book titled 'The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone', it's revealed that Steve Jobs wanted to add a back button to the iPhone. Apparently, ex-Apple designer Imran Chaudhri is responsible for the ditching of the idea, convincing Jobs that to make people trust the iPhone will do what they want it to do there should be no second button.
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  • New book reveals that Steve Jobs wanted a back button for the Apple iPhone

    New book reveals that Steve Jobs wanted a back button for the Apple iPhone

    5 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    Had Steve Jobs' original design for the iPhone been used on the device, there would have been two buttons on the handset instead of the one home button. The late CEO and Apple co-founder wanted the device to come with a back button for navigation. Imran Chaudhri, who worked as a designer at Apple for over 19-years, revealed that originally the iPhone was to sport no buttons at all. Eventually, it was determined that a home button was necessary and Jobs wanted to add the back button.
    The comments made by Chuadhri are found in the new book, "The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone." ...
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