I’m willing to believe that Apple has done enough UX testing to know what they’re doing — and the rumor may be wrong anyway — but I find the idea that you’d point with your eyes and confirm by pinching your fingers profoundly depressing.
The iPhone was magical because you went and touched things to activate them. All the best VR interfaces are that way, and direct manipulation of virtual objects is essential to immersion. If we’re back at point-and-click, what were the last 40 years for?
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