Today in Apple history: Apple invents ‘slide to unlock’

December 23, 2005: Apple files a patent application for its iconic “slide to unlock” gesture for the iPhone. At this point, the iPhone remains a secret research project. However, the ability to unlock the device by sliding your finger across it signifies Apple’s big ambitions for its smartphone. Cupertino wants the iPhone to be easy […]
(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
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Author: Luke Dormehl