3d touch

Apple Said to Replace 3D Touch with Haptic Touch in 2019 iPhone Line Up

Rumours are again surfacing about the possible elimination of 3D Touch from Apple’s 2019 iPhone line up, as now Barclays analysts are citing information from Apple’s Asian supply chain, as evidence of the removal of the feature, in favour of haptic touch, reports MacRumors: Last week, in a research note shared with MacRumors, a team...

Analyst Says 3D Touch Could be Removed from 2019 OLED iPhones

Based on his recent tour across Asia to meet with companies within Apple's supply chain, Barclays analyst Blayne Curtis has shared a bunch of new predictions in his latest research note. According to Curtis, 3D Touch will be removed from iPhones with OLED displays in 2019 i.e. the third-gen iPhone X and the second-gen "iPhone X Plus” (via...

How to Use 3D Touch on your iPhone [VIDEO]

Apple first debuted 3D Touch for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in 2015 and newer models since have included the feature (except for iPhone SE). According to the company, 3D Touch “technology senses how deeply users press the display, letting them do more than ever with your apps and games." The feature supports Quick...

3D Touch OLED Display for ‘iPhone 8’ Said to Cost 150% More: Report

Apple’s 3D Touch components on the OLED-equipped iPhone 8 are reportedly 150 percent more expensive than its LCD counterpart. This news arrives amid speculations that Apple’s iPhone 8 might cost $1,000 USD when it launches this fall. According to a report from DigiTimes, Apple has accepted a quote from TPK Holdings to manufacturer the 3D Touch solution...

Google to Copy Apple’s 3D Touch in its Pixel Smartphones

According to a report by Android Police (via BGR), who have analyzed recent code from Google apps, one of the new features Google is planning to introduce in its upcoming Pixel smartphones is strikingly similar to the iPhone's 3D Touch. Google's apparently “stolen” feature for the Pixel phones will allow app icons to have shortcuts that will work...

WestJet for iOS Gets 3D Touch Support for Quick Actions

Last week WestJet updated their iOS app to support 3D Touch for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus users, allowing them to “quickly access key features.” 3D Touch is now available on the app’s icon, allowing Quick Actions to: Flight status, Check in, My trips and Book, as seen below in our screenshot: What's New in...

Twitter for iOS Gets Support for Peek and Pop 3D Touch Gestures

On Friday, Twitter released an update to its iOS app with native support for in-app Peek and Pop 3D Touch gestures. The latest Twitter version 6.54 builds on existing 3D Touch integration that the company introduced shortly after Apple rollout out iOS 9 last fall. In particular, iPhone 6s and 6s Plus owners can now...

Apple Store for iOS Gains 3D Touch Support, Expands to More Countries

The Apple Store retail iOS app has been updated with 3D Touch support. When using 3D Touch on the home screen icon, you get a shortcut to Orders, Stores, Accessories and Shop, as seen below: Apple also explains the retail iOS app has expanded to other countries, now available to customers in Korea, Russia and...

PC Plus for iPhone Gets 3D Touch Support, Notification Center Widget

Loblaws updated their PC Plus iPhone app to bring 3D Touch support for iPhone 6s users recently, specifically the home screen icon, which now adds shortcuts to “Find a Store”, “Offers” and “Scan my Card”: Also new is a widget for Notification Center’s Today view, adding yet another shortcut for quicker access to your rewards...

New Swift Framework Brings 3D Touch to Older iOS Devices

If you are curious about how 3D Touch would work on your iPhone, a new GitHub repository under the name of "PeekPop" may be your to-go solution (via The Next Web). PeekPop was written is Swift and is a "faithful recreation of the peek and pop animation," and it also uses an API "almost identical"...

theScore Gains Apple Watch Complications, 3D Touch Quick Actions

If you’re using theScore on your iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus, the app now supports 3D Touch and Apple Watch complications. From the app’s icon, 3D Touch Quick Actions bring up shortcuts to MyScore, Search and Leagues. Once you’re in the app, the ‘Scores’ page also supports 3D Touch for NBA, NCAAB, NHL and...