3D Touch is a woefully underrated feature in today’s modern iPhones. There are now (what I consider to be) credible reports suggesting that Apple intends to drop this feature in their 2019 iPhone models.
This is highly unfortunate if true.
What is 3D Touch?
Ultimately, this is our focus. 3D Touch is something we’ve worked on for a long time—multi, multi, multi years
3D Touch was introduced circa 2015 with the iPhone 6S. It’s the extra informational input of pressure with every touch on the screen. Apparently it was something they’d been working on for a while.
Why is going away?
Simply put - it failed to become an idiomatic element of the iPhone’s UX language.
Many have speculated on why this is so. Here are the top 5 reasons that I have surmised:
- A lack of marketing.
- Inconsistent availability across iOS.
- Lack of any visual cues to enable discovery.
- Lack of developer...
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