The iPhone X went on sale last week. Like the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus before it, the iPhone X is primarily made of glass which sandwiches a stainless steel chassis. While this gives the phone a very premium look and feel, it also makes it very fragile. After all, glass is glass and will crack or shatter on impact due to a fall irrespective of Apple’s claim that it uses the most durable glass on the iPhone X.
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There’s no Home button on the iPhone X. This means you need to relearn more than a dozen new gestures. Maybe you don’t like some of them. Maybe they’re a bit too awkward for you, at least for now. If you’re looking for a stop gap, you’ll find the answer in AssistiveTouch. Apple’s accessibility feature essentially behaves as a software home button that can do a lot more than just take you home.
The weekend of iPhone X release, my Twitter has been filled with #AnimojiKaraoke posts. And after a long time, I’m actually happy with a trending Twitter hashtag. This one is thanks to iPhone X’s new animated emoji feature – Animoji. In Animoji Karaoke videos, you’re basically lip syncing your favorite songs with your favorite (or most appropriate) Animoji, with the actual song synced up. This makes for a fun video because Animoji’s are so expressive!