Tagged With buttons

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Just because your collared shirt came with a couple of spare buttons hanging off a tag doesn't mean you always have time to sew a replacement back on when the need arises. So an emergency replacement button that temporarily clips onto your shirt like a paperclip so you can quickly do it back up needs to exist — and, like, yesterday.

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Most Android devices don't have a physical home button like the iPhone or iPad, and while it reduces manufacturing costs and is one less thing to break, sometimes it's nice to have that tactile feedback. So the Dimple goes above and beyond the call of duty with a set of four easy-to-install buttons that can be customised to do almost anything you want.

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There should be a special Nobel Prize set aside for geniuses who find ways to improve the simplest things in life. And this year's award would go to Shapeways user OliveBird, whose Button 2.0 turns any shirt into a convenient headphone wrangler.

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Most phones — non-iPhones, of course — have a row of dedicated 'hardware buttons' that typically include some combination of home, search, menu and a back button. They make for convenient quick-access commands! But do you really need them all?

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Twitter announced today that it's hoping to replace all those generic Twitter "follow me" links with an official "Follow" button. Just like the Facebook Like button which lets you "like" anything quickly and easily, the Follow button will let you follow a Twitter user in one simple click. Now that we have gotten over our dislike of the Facebook Like button and now simply ignore it, are we ready for the Follow button to appear in every nook and cranny of the web?