iPhone 5 swipe glitch threatens Fruit Ninjas

The diagonal swiping glitch only shows up on the iPhone 5, not the iPhone 4S.

(Credit: Screenshot by Eric Mack/CNET)

How many times have you been checking out a map of Flagstaff (or Salt Lake, Albuquerque, or Denver) in Apple Maps on your new iPhone 5 and then wanted to quickly swipe diagonally to the Four Corners monument only to find that iOS 6 suddenly goes lag and unresponsive?

Never, really? Well, some game developers have been reporting issues with the iPhone 5 not responding to rapid diagonal swiping. If the bug is more than just an iOS software glitch, it could limit the functionality of certain gestures.

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