3D Touch

This clever web app lets you weigh things on your iPhone 6s using 3D Touch

This clever web app lets you weigh things on your iPhone 6s using 3D Touch

Apple won’t approve apps that use 3D Touch to weigh objects on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, but one developer has bypassed its rules with a clever web app that does exactly that. It’s called TouchScale.co, and it’s surprisingly accurate.

How to add awesome new Live Wallpapers to iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

How to add awesome new Live Wallpapers to iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

Looking for some terrific Live Wallpapers for your iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus. Thanks to a new third-party app, you can now download awesome animated wallpapers that come alive with 3D Touch. Here’s how to get started.

3DNotifications: Jailbreak tweak brings Peek and Pop functionality to Notifications

3DNotifications: Jailbreak tweak brings Peek and Pop functionality to Notifications

The new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus come with Peek and Pop functionality that allow users to preview different types of content with 3D Touch and tap harder to fully access them. Jailbreak tweaks have been taking advantage of 3D Touch to offer new features and one such tweak is 3DNotifications that recently debuted on Cydia.

iOS 9 hacked to get 3D Touch working on the iPad Pro via Apple Pencil

iOS 9 hacked to get 3D Touch working on the iPad Pro via Apple Pencil

The iPad Pro is a powerful device, and still new, but it’s missing Apple’s newest invention: 3D Touch. That’s changed thanks to some tinkering, though.

The 10 Best smartphones you can buy right now

The 10 Best smartphones you can buy right now

Picking the best smartphones in the world is always a) incredibly hard, and b) terrific fun. Thankfully. This being an iOS-centric site, you’d expect an Apple iPhone at number 1 and you’d be right. But this isn’t sycophantic – in my other life as the producer and presenter of The Phones Show I do regular top 5 features – and an iPhone is invariably in the top spot because it’s the one top specced phone that can be recommended as the answer to “What phone should I buy” without any real caveats or possible recriminations. There are several iPhones here, plus more Android units, of course. And I’d love to have stuck in one of the new flagship Lumias, except that they’re still a week away. Maybe next time.

WhatsApp update brings Peek and Pop 3D Touch support, rich link previews, and more

WhatsApp update brings Peek and Pop 3D Touch support, rich link previews, and more

WhatsApp released a new update over the weekend which includes some nifty features such as rich link previews, ability to peek and pop chats using 3D Touch on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, and redesigned settings screen.

Paper by FiftyThree adds 3D Touch and support for iPad Pro in latest update

Paper by FiftyThree adds 3D Touch and support for iPad Pro in latest update

Paper by FiftyThree, which has become more of an idea app than solely a drawing app, has recently been updated to add support for Apple’s latest features and devices.

Instagram is testing new ads that use 3D Touch and Apple Pay

Instagram is testing new ads that use 3D Touch and Apple Pay

Instagram has been including advertisements within a user’s feed for some time now, but the photo-centric social network is making some changes for iOS users.

Apple component supplier predicts it will take 3 years for 3D Touch to really take off

Apple component supplier predicts it will take 3 years for 3D Touch to really take off

3D Touch is by far the most exciting thing about iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, and it’s hard to deny the technology isn’t going to change the way we interact with touchscreen devices for good. But according to one of Apple’s manufacturing partners, it will take three years for 3D Touch to really take off.

Tactful brings 3D Touch support to Cydia [Jailbreak tweak]

Tactful brings 3D Touch support to Cydia [Jailbreak tweak]

One of the tweaks that I have been eagerly waiting for ever since the release of iOS 9 jailbreak is 3D Touch support for Cydia. Fortunately, the wait seems to be over with a new tweak called Tactful that brings 3D Touch shortcut menu to Cydia and allows you to peek into Cydia packages from within the app.