Tag Archive: Touch


Candle Touch offers smart lighting for people afraid of light bulbs

One company has decided that electric lamps shouldn’t be having all the fun when it comes to lighting the app-controled home of the future, so it’s come up with one of the strangest (and most interesting) ideas we’ve heard in a while: smart candles. Candle Touch will let you control the actual fire on a […]

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Nanotips puts touch at your gloved fingertips

When I moved to Minnesota, I was warned there would be some winter days when I don’t dare take off my gloves while outdoors. My warmest gloves, though, do not have touch-enabled fingertips, which is a problem when shooting photos or using my phone in the winter. Instead of buying new gloves, I could try […]

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Clever hacker reproduces 3D Touch on Android device

As an Android user, you might feel a little saddened by the fact that you can’t use Apple’s 3D Touch system on your Android device of choice. It’s a pretty neat technology that lets an iPhone sense different pressures on the screen to produce some slick little tricks, like taking a selfie with a strong […]

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5 more apps that crush it with 3D Touch

As developers race to embrace 3D Touch, more and more third-party apps are utilizing iOS 9’s killer feature to make common tasks faster and easier. Employed properly, 3D Touch’s Quick Actions lists can put many tasks at your fingertips — assuming you’re using an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus, the only models with the hardware […]

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Xiaomi rumored to be ‘borrowing’ Apple’s 3D Touch tech

Xiaomi isn’t exactly known for having its own ideas, so why would you expect it to act any differently when Apple introduced its innovative new 3D Touch feature for the iPhone 6s? True to form, a new rumor coming out of China claims that Xiaomi has patented its own version of the technology. Because, of […]

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Samsung’s been working on its own 3D Touch display for a while

Samsung is expected to follow Apple’s footsteps and build a pressure-sensitive display into next year’s Galaxy S7, according to recent reports — and now a new patent backs up those claims with proof that the South Korean company has been hard at work on a similar technology for over a year. In a patent titled “Touch […]

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3D Touch is the star of the show in new iPhone 6s ad

Apple has released a new ad for iPhone 6s, focusing on its incredible new 3D Touch technology. The 30-second video highlights the Peek and Pop gestures, and demonstrates the many ways in which that can be useful during everyday use. In my review of the iPhone 6s, I noted how 3D Touch is the best reason to […]

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Apple’s crazy 3D Touch table is perfect showcase for iPhone 6s

Only found in the New York and San Francisco Apple retail stores, this new tactile table really shows off the new 3D Touch features of the just released iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. As you can see in the video below, Apple’s got its new iPhones displayed on a new table that replicates the […]

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Samsung Galaxy S7 to rip off the iPhone 6s’ 3D Touch

The pressure-sensitive displays packed into Apple’s latest iPhones give them a unique advantage over their rivals, but not for long. Samsung is already working to put a pressure-sensitive screen of its own into next year’s Galaxy S7, new reports claim. According to a source on Chinese microblogging network Weibo, Samsung will use Synaptics’ new ClearForce technology […]

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Apple finally working to bring Touch ID to MacBooks

Apple may finally be ready to introduce its Touch ID fingerprint sensor to the MacBook — more than two years after it made its first appearance on the iPhone. A new patent published today describes “Finger sensing apparatus using hybrid matching and associated methods,” and depicts an embedded Touch ID sensor on a future MacBook, although […]

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