Force Touch entered the spotlight when the Apple Watch was introduced in 2014. By giving their touchscreen-enabled wearable the ability to sense pressure, users were able to deeply press into the screen to reveal hidden actions. Tapping on an object, for example, would choose it while giving the screen a Force Touch would reveal a menu of items or enable a different action to take place. The feature was later added to Apple’s 2014 Macbook and now its the iPhone 6S’s turn to use the force with 3D Touch.
How Will 3D Touch Be Used?
The iPhone 6S will make use of what Apple calls 3D Touch. Cupertino will take what they introduced with the Apple Watch a step further and apply it throughout iOS 9. When in the Mail app, for example, iPhone 6S users can use 3D Touch to preview an email and quickly close the message. Pressing hard enough will fully open the email.
On the device’s springboard, iPhone users can put 3D Touch to use for