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Edit by Andrew Optimus Goldheart

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[* icon_note] Apple worked closely with Corning, the makers of Gorilla Glass, to develop a pliable glass for the new iPhone's glass cover.
[* black] Pressing down onto the glass very slightly bends the glass down at the point of contact, shortening the distance between your finger and the corresponding capacitor plate in the array beneath the display, registering a harder push.
[* icon_note] While these plates work similarly to those in a touch screen, they would be far too large to pinpoint a finger press—luckily they don't have to, as the real digitizer is still present for that. These plates only have to detect the amount of flex in the glass—a single dimension of touch.