This home button carries out the same functions as your current one, but an integrated fingerprint scanner adds some really appealing security potential.
If/when it ever hits the market, we'll see a slew of iOS devices that can only be accessed by their rightful owners (or anyone who has at least one of an owner's thumbs).
This is just one is a series of happenings that helps make the case for the soon-to-be-released iPhone to have a fingerprint scanner. It appears to be identical to a previous leak, but because Apple is Apple, we won't know anything for certain until the formal iPhone announcement on September 10.
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