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This iPad Interface Prefers “Real” Tools To Digital Ones

For a long time, iOS was criticized for its skeuomorphic interface—artifices like simulated green felt poker tables, wood grain bookshelves, and leather stitching trim on the screen. But now that Jony Ive oversees both software and hardware design, iOS has gutted this ornamental content one that ex-Apple employee labeled “visual masturbation.” 

But what if you really invested in skeuomorphism, all the way down to the core gestures you use to interact with an iPad?

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