3D Touch is the name Apple has given to the force touch-like technology in its iPhone line. On the Mac, Apple calls the technology Force Touch. It works through a sensor array beneath the screen (or trackpad, on the Mac) that measures microscopic changes in distance as the pressure from your finger increases. Rather than just being able to tap on an icon (or the screen) for a single action, 3D Touch allows for a whole new set of actions based on how much force is applied.
Here you'll find everything you need to know about 3D Touch, so don't go too far!
How does Haptic Touch work? No more 3D pressing, but you trigger actions with a simple press-and-hold action.
Of course, the new iPhone SE has Haptic Touch — as everyone expected — but now it doesn't work the same way as it does on the other iPhones.
Though the process for deleting an app from your iPhone or iPad hasn't changed much, there are other things you can do when you press and hold an app and it has nothing to do with 3D Touch.
'Now that we know what the problem is, here is my solution. Like we did with the link texts years ago on the web, we should visually distinguish 3D Touchable buttons.'
Why doesn’t Apple give iPad Pro the same pressure-sensitive Taptic Engine and virtual Home button as iPhone? Well, it’s complicated…
Haptic feedback technology company Immersion has filed a new complaint against Apple, saying that 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s line and Force Touch on Apple's MacBooks violate a number of patents.
Force Touch on the Apple Watch is like a secondary (right) mouse click on the Mac or Windows. And just like that click, a lot of cool features can be found within!
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