3D Touch not seen this before!

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by marlman, Sep 23, 2015.

  1. marlman macrumors regular


    Oct 10, 2012
  2. dugbug macrumors 65816


    Aug 23, 2008
    Somewhere in Florida
    3d touch brings a lot of great one-handed use stuff imho
  3. Hexiii macrumors 65816


    Jun 30, 2011
    Prague, Czech Republic
    But shouldn't it have been available to all devices running iOS9 using 2 fingers instead?
  4. JM macrumors 6502a


    Nov 23, 2014
    I would have purchased the 6s for this alone. Oh well... See you in two years trackpad :p
  5. protobiont macrumors 6502a

    Jul 6, 2010
    I believe it was enabled in the beta at some point, but I read somewhere they took it out because it was being accidentally activated too frequently. I don't recall where I read this, probably on the iOS 9 forum.
  6. JM macrumors 6502a


    Nov 23, 2014
    I can see that. When typing fast two fingers could touch the screen...

    I still want it :(
  7. BeeGood macrumors 68000


    Sep 15, 2013
    Lot 23E. Somewhere in Georgia.
    It's weird to me how so many people are just kind of "meh" about 3D Touch. It has huge possibilities and it seems that only a few people have enough imagination/vision to understand this.
  8. HippieMagic macrumors 6502

    Dec 21, 2011
    3D touch is an amazing feature. I seriously don't expect it to take off right away, though. Most developers aren't that creative so it will probably be mostly pointless or unimaginative things for a bit but once it is used properly a few times to enhance things it should become pretty common and useful to the point that we won't be able to stand a phone without it.

    It is a huge deal for games and productivity.
  9. rarebeauty macrumors 6502


    Sep 22, 2014
    Thank goodness. I've been dying for this feature forever. Got tired of the dreaded magnifying glass when trying to edit with the cursor.
  10. DeftwillP macrumors 6502

    Jan 28, 2011
    This right here! I don't think I realized until this thread how much I hate the selection tool as it currently exists.
  11. Sgt.ThroatPunch macrumors regular


    Sep 19, 2015
    My wife was trying to tell me this feature was only on the 6S+ and not the 6S. I'm glad she was wrong, because this is a fantastic feature.
  12. Travisimo macrumors 6502a

    Dec 22, 2009
    Definitely one of the best uses of 3D Touch, and the commentator was not wrong by saying this changes everything. Especially for those who do a fair amount of typing on the iPhone, this will really save a lot of time and aggravation.
  13. Rogifan macrumors Core


    Nov 14, 2011
    I don't get why some people are saying 3D Touch should work on older phones. Older phones don't have the new Taptic Engine (which John Gruber says is way better than the vibrator in current iPhones) nor the new display technology. Sure some jailbreak might be able to create a crude hack and call it 3D Touch but it's not the same and the majority of iOS install base doesn't jailbreak their devices. 3D Touch isn't long press and without the haptic feedback and new display technology it would be much less compelling and the UX would suck.

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