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This Apple Touchscreen Patent Can Figure Out When You Get Mad At Your iPhone (AAPL)

Apple has applied for a patent on a technique that lets iPhone touchscreens detect the difference between different kinds of touches. You know, the difference between a patient, light tap and the angry slamming of the finger. Apple Insider explains that the patent covers a combination of "capacitative" touch and infrared light sensing that would let a phone determine how hard a user is pressing down on the screen.
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