Apple's 3D Touch technology may be found in anything from a MacBook to an Apple Watch, but it's its implementation on the iPhone which Google has been rumored to be set to essentially mimic for Android, but new claims suggest that the company isn't yet ready to announce its own 3D Touch technology as part of Android N as first believed, canning it for an unknown period of time.
New video shows a working demo of the iOS-like 3D Touch Quick Actions feature dubbed Launcher shortcuts in Google's Android N, with app icons displaying additional info on the home screen.
If you're one of the lucky individuals who own one of Apple's iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus devices, then no doubt you've been enjoying all of the spoils that the hardware offers over older devices. A new pressure-sensitive display assembly on the iPhone 6s range introduced 3D Touch ability to perform specific actions based on how hard the display is pressed, but of course, that only applies to the latest two devices. Now, thanks to a framework repository called PeekPop on GitHub, developers are able to integrate the awesome 3D Touch functionality into older unsupported iPhones and even iPads.
Rumor has it that Google's 2016 Nexus phone will feature iPhone 6s-like 3D Touch functionality, and will run Android 7.0 N out-of-the-box. Here are the details.
Prepare yourself for the speculation pertaining to Apple's new 4-inch iPhone SE to go into a serious overdrive as we approach Apple's rumored March media event. Earlier today, we were privy to a research note from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggesting that the iPhone SE would not only fall into the $400-$500 price range, but that it would also ship with a camera module that's more performant than what has been expected. Now, we are seeing a number of leaked images that could potentially be of a display assembly pulled directly from the production line of the iPhone SE.
Facebook users will be happy to learn that the social network giant has brought some additional 3D Touch capabilities to the iPhone app. Here are the details.
Those who use Facebook Messenger and also like to get around using Uber cars will be pleased to learn that they can now take advantage of both of those things at the same time, with the Facebook Messenger app gaining new Uber support. On iOS side of things, support for 3D Touch has also been added for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.
Here's how you can go about using the 3D Touch technology built into Apple's iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus to weigh items. This trick essentially turns your iPhone into a weighing scale for small, lightweight objects.
Latest reports are suggesting that Samsung Galaxy S7 will feature a set of pressure sensitive sensors built into the display, similar to Apple's 3D Touch found in iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, just like we predicted in October.