Apple Dropping Home Button?

iPad Home ButtonApple’s support for multi-touch gestures in iOS 4.3 BETA has some speculating that Apple is going to drop the Home button in future versions of the iPad and iPhone. Apparently, Apple employees are already testing devices that don’t have a Home button. BGR broke the story yesterday.

The Home button is fairly useless, it returns you to the Home view, or the multitasking pane. The addition of multi-touch gestures that allow ¬†you to access the Home view and the multitasking pane render it useless and redundant. Personally, I think the Home button makes the device feel a bit PLAYSCHOOL and I’d be happy to see it go. Word is that Steve Jobs didn’t want any physical buttons on the original iPhone, so I’m sure he’s been pressing for this from the beginning.

Are you for or against the Home button?

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