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The next iPhone could have a weird gaming joystick

The next iPhone could have a weird gaming joystick
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Is Apple going retro? If you're a fan of the good old days of Atari, Galaga and Lunar Lander, you could be in luck. The next iPhone could bring back the analog joystick.

Apple just filed a patent for a multifunction input device that could change the way you use your iPhone. I bet this joystick doesn't look like you think it will.

But where in the world is Apple going to attack a joystick to a phone? Apple is renowned for its sleek and sophisticated look, so I have a hard time imagining a giant joystick sticking out of the screen.

Next page: See how this transforming joystick would look on the phone.
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