Tag Archives: Touch

HTC’s Rumoured 2016 Nexus Phones Tipped to Sport ‘3D Touch’ Technology

Google last year introduced a native fingerprint API for Android 6.0 Marshmallow letting a range of OEMs add the standardised technology to their own smartphones. In Android, we have already seen Huawei Mate S smartphone featuring pressure-sensitive display technology. However, that is still limited to as far as the software implementation goes. This time, with Android N, Google is rumoured ... Read More »

Google Maps for iOS Now Lets You Add Pit Stops, Gets 3D Touch Support

After hitting the Google Maps Android app in October last year and last month in India, the pit stop addition feature has now reached Google Maps for iOS as a part of an update. The Google Maps v4.16.0 also adds 3D Touch support for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. When in navigation mode, Google Maps for iOS users can ... Read More »

Viber App Update for iOS Brings 3D Touch and More

After Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and few other applications, Viber has finally started rolling out an update to iOS users with 3D Touch functionality. The feature along with some others comes as part of the v5.8 update. The Viber app for iOS v5.8 would now let iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus users use 3D Touch functionality on the app to ... Read More »

Firefox 2.0 for iOS Brings 3D Touch Support, New Password Manager, and More

Mozilla has updated its Firefox Web browser for the iOS platform. Bumping up the version number to 2.0, the company says that Firefox for iOS now supports Apple’s 3D Touch feature while also getting other new features including an improved password manager. The Firefox 2.0 for iOS update has enabled 3D Touch on the Web browser. 3D Touch as you ... Read More »

Gionee S8 With ‘3D Touch’ Display, ‘Dual WhatsApp’ Launched at MWC 2016

Gionee on Monday unveiled its new S8 flagship smartphone at MWC  in Barcelona, Spain. The company at the event also revealed its brand new logo and tagline that says, “Make Smiles.” The Gionee S8 has been priced at EUR 449 (approximately Rs. 34,000) and will go on sale by end of March in Rose Gold, Silver, and Gold colours. The ... Read More »

Apple Sued by Immersion for Allegedly Stealing 3D Touch Technologies

If you’re a large company such as Apple, facing lawsuits is part and parcel of daily chores. But even for Apple, the past few days have been rather busy. The latest addition to the company’s rich history of lawsuits comes from a Californian-based company called Immersion. Immersion, which claims to have been working on haptic technology for past 20 years, ... Read More »