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2. Hello Pong > Multi-touch

Multi-touch

Apple’s introduction of the original iPhone brought the world an impressive list of innovations in a really small device. Multi-touch is certainly at the top of that list, and even though touch screens have been around for a long time, it was Apple that showed the world how the technology could be effectively used in a consumer product. They built the whole user interface of the operating system around the concept of touch and multi-touch. The interfaces they designed were intuitive and easy to use, which ultimately led to the iPhone becoming extremely popular. Traditional desktop operating systems have attempted to add touch, but it typically has been implemented by just mapping your touch position to the current mouse position. That just....


  

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