Force Touch appears in iOS 9 source code?

Force Touch appears in iOS 9 source code?
Apple has officially revealed that it will unveil the next generation iPhone models on September 9th. One of the new features expected on the Apple iPhone 6s and Apple iPhone 6s Plus is Force Touch. Found on the Apple Watch, Force Touch allows the screen to differentiate between a regular tap on the display, and a stronger tap. One possible use of Force Touch on a mapping application, would allow a user to press hard on the map to start navigation to a specific location.

Today, source code from iOS 9 has surfaced. According to a tweet from the person who discovered the source code, Apple is testing Force Touch as a way to activate keyboard trackpad gestures. Besides the new iPhone models, the ZTE Axon Mini and the Huawei Mate S will both also apparently offer Force Touch, or a variant of it, to users.

Will Force Touch turn out to be the new "killer app" for the next-gen iPhones that some expect it to be? We might learn a lot more on September 9th when the new models are introduced. We also might see Force Touch on the long-rumored 12.9-inch Apple iPad Pro, if indeed such a device is finally made official.


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source: @hamzasoodiPhoneabonnementen.com (translated)

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