UniversalForce Brings 3D Touch Peek And Pop To Non-iPhone 6s Devices [Video]
Now that we have a functioning and relatively stable iOS 9 jailbreak, it’s time to sit back and watch the plethora of new and updated tweaks and extensions that start to follow Cydia’s repositories. Developers involved in the jailbreak community tend to try and capitalize on the addition of new features introduced in Apple’s hardware and underlying software, so it comes as no surprise that a lot of new releases are focusing on 3D Touch. UniversalForce is one of the latest additions to Cydia that goes down that route by bringing all of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus 3D Touch features to just about any device capable of running iOS 9.
Forcy and RevealMenu tweaks introduced Quick Actions menu items to previously unsupported hardware. Today’s release of Hapticle also brought with it the introduction of a Taptic Engine-like haptic feedback to the aforementioned tweaks that try to mimic 3D Touch. Both of those packages offer great features and functionality for those who don’t have an iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus, but what about Peek and Pop functionality of 3D Touch? UniversalForce fills that void by offering it to all iOS 9 devices.
This latest tweak may actually reimplement all of Apple’s 3D Touch features onto previously unsupported hardware, such as the iPads and older iPhone models, but the addition of Peek and Pop is where UniversalForce is really going to forge its place amongst the competition. As you are able to tell from the preview demonstration video of the tweak embedded below, the implementation of Peek and Pop, which essentially allows users to quickly “peek” at a photograph and other things, is pretty much seamless and does an excellent job of paying homage to one of the best features that Apple has implemented into iOS for a long time.
Right now, there seems to be one issue with the tweak with the sensitivity tolerances set a little bit higher than needed making it extremely sensitive to “Pop” the content before the user is ready. With that said, considering this is a first release, it’s highly likely that improvements will be made quickly to offer a truly excellent Peek and Pop experience on all iOS 9 devices.
Those interested in UniversalForce can add repo.ioscreatix.com as a custom resource in Cydia to download the package.
For tutorials on how to jailbreak iOS 9, 9.0.1, 9.0.2: