Force Touch

Apple Patent Hints at Force Touch Keyboards for Future MacBooks

Apple Patent Hints at Force Touch Keyboards for Future MacBooks

Force Touch may already be available in Apple’s latest trackpads, but it could play an even bigger part in future MacBooks. According to a new patent, Apple is exploring the possibility of replacing traditional keyboards with touch-based ones.

Haptic feedback developer Immersion sues Apple for patent infringement

Haptic feedback developer Immersion sues Apple for patent infringement

Immersion, a company that specializes in developing and licensing haptic feedback technologies for touch devices, is suing Apple for patent infringement. The lawsuit filed today cites 3D Touch, Force Touch, the Taptic Engine, and more.

Apple patents Force Touch keyboard without physical switches

Apple patents Force Touch keyboard without physical switches

Apple’s Force Touch technology, which is already available inside its latest Magic Trackpad 2, could soon replace the physical switches inside its future keyboards, according to a new patent. The move could give keys multiple uses, depending on how much pressure is applied to them.

iOS 9 code provides more evidence of Force Touch technology coming to iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

iOS 9 code provides more evidence of Force Touch technology coming to iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

A line of code buried deep within the latest iOS 9 beta appears to confirm rumors that the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will feature a Force Touch display. Apple has at least been testing the technology to bring trackpad functionality to the iPhone’s virtual keyboard.

6 Reasons Force Touch will boost usability on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

6 Reasons Force Touch will boost usability on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus


Longstanding rumors suggest Apple is adding Force Touch technology to its next-generation iPhone handset, often dubbed iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. Already available in Apple Watch and select MacBook models, this technology will open the door for new interactions in iOS 9 that’ll both simplify the interface and streamline the user experience. Read on to find out more about Force Touch and how it will change the way you use your iPhone.