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iPhone User Interface Cookbook by Cameron Banga

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Appendix B. If you need a stylus, you blew it

When questioned about input methods on the iPad, former Apple CEO Steve Jobs offered up one of his most quote-worthy quips in recent memory, telling journalists about competitors, "If you see a stylus, they blew it." Throughout the life of iOS, Apple has taken the strong stance that mobile computing should remain an exercise best fit for the fingertips.

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Steve Jobs was a remarkable CEO and public speaker. His keynotes on iOS were often an interesting public display of the operating system and a must-watch for any developer. Apple makes public all keynotes as a podcast, in case we haven't seen them, at http://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id275834665.

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