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Home-less, but new iPhones push all the right buttons with fans

Apple has a knack of taking away features that consumers like, and getting away with it. Previously, it was the beloved audio jack and now it is the home button that so many have become used to.

The signs are clear. The home button is slowly being phased out. Just like how Apple turned its back on Jack.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 14, 2018, with the headline 'Home-less, but new iPhones push all the right buttons with fans'. Print Edition | Subscribe