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iPhone 5, iPod touch 5 touchscreens responding oddly to multiple, rapid diagonal swipes

iPhone 5, iPod touch 5 touchscreens responding oddly to multiple, rapid diagonal swipes

Rene Ritchie 47

The iPhone 5 appears to be exhibiting odd touch behavior when it comes to consistent detection of multiple swipe events over time. On an iPhone 4S, you can begin rapidly swiping back and forth and iOS will easily keep pace, scrolling the view to match your mad swiping, even as you start angling towards the diagonal. On an iPhone 5, however, while vertical scrolling remains fine, rapid...