iOS 13 Beta Confirms Apple Will Remove a Top iPhone Feature This Year
If you’re a big fan of 3D Touch on the iPhone, like I am, you’re in for a big disappointment this coming September.
Apple’s new iOS 13, which is supposed to bring so many welcome improvements, including a dark mode, will essentially mark the end of 3D Touch as we know it.
And the first beta of the new operating system provides us with a quick look at how Apple wants to get rid of this feature on new-generation iPhones, but also to disable it on older models.
Basically, the pressure-sensitive displays on the iPhone will become just an obsolete piece of technology once iOS 13 ships, as Apple wants to use a software system similar to the one on the iPhone XR to replace the hardware-based 3D Touch.
New system already available on iPhone XR
Just like on Android devices, users will be able to invoke 3D Touch options, like Peek and Pop and Home Screen Quick Actions, with nothing more than a long-press gesture. For example, a long-press on the icon of a… (read more)