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Taking Your iPhone to the Max, iOS 5 Edition by Erica Sadun, Steve Sande, Michael Grothaus

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Chapter 3

Interacting with Your New iPhone

If your previous mobile phones have not been iPhones, you're in for a treat. Your iPhone's touchscreen uses a revolutionary new way to interact. It responds to the language of your touch. Its vocabulary includes taps, drags, pinches, and flicks. With these motions, you control your iPhone as easily as using a trackpad or mouse with your personal computer.

There's more to those touch gestures than just single-finger interactions; the iPhone offers multitouch technology. That means the iPhone can recognize and respond to more than one touch at a time. In this chapter, you're about to discover different ways you can interact with your iPhone—zooming in and out of maps and photos, using the iPhone's built-in ...

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