Right now, Edge Sense by default turns on the camera and then triggers the shutter. With the Edge Sense app, users can squeeze lightly or brusquely to open up different apps. But HTC is teasing several new implementations of that squeeze UI in several different Google and native apps.
— HTC USA (@HTCUSA) June 23, 2017
You can zoom into your Google Maps or Google Photos view, get a quick look at the monthly view on the Calendar, answer and drop calls, cut alarms off and even stop and resume YouTube videos — well, YouTube was on the video above, but it any video source could just as well be paused.
And HTC is soliciting your feature requests, too.