Pocketnow Daily: Huawei OS reportedly FASTER than Android! (video)

On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about Huawei’s new OS that could be up to 60% faster than Android, more Google Pixel 4 renders and more.

Pocketnow Daily: Google WARNS the US that Huawei Ban is a mistake! (video)

On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about how Huawei’s ban could end up affecting Google and the US, mode delays with the Galaxy Fold and more.
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Pocketnow Daily: STADIA: What you SHOULD know! (video)

On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the Google’s Stadia with its features, Huawei’s new 5G deal, Galaxy Note 10 renders and more.

Apple is slowly killing off 3D Touch with iOS 13

A recent report confirms rumors that suggested Apple is about to slowly kill 3D Touch in iPhone with the latest iOS 13 update.

The iPhone Xr can now expand notifications with iOS 12.1.1 and Haptic Touch

The iPhone Xr gets new features with the arrival of the latest iOS 12.1.1 software that will give Haptic Touch a more important role in your device

KGI: LCD iPhone forgoes in-cell touch for two panes of glass

Thicker glass, a pricier implementation of 3D Touch and more of this in 2019 are in the cards with the latest rumors for the mid-range iPhone of this year.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will likely include some sort of advanced Force Touch technology

Made (moderately) popular by Apple, Force Touch or 3D Touch technology is reportedly headed to the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 in some shape or form.

3D Touch for iPhone 8 will cost more than double for Apple

The sensor that makes 3D Touch happen will go up in price by about 150%, but Apple’s dedicated to making the iPhone 8 as pretty and strong as it can be.

Samsung pretty much (re)confirms Bixby name, Galaxy S8 also expected to ‘partly’ use 3D Touch tech

You know the virtual home button on the upcoming Galaxy S8? It should detect different levels of pressure, rumor has it. And yes, Bixby is almost here too.

Raft of KGI notes signal that Apple is focused on replacing Touch ID, 3D Touch, but not Sharp

According to one longtime analyst, Apple is also looking into facial recognition, a new 3D Touch experience and more displays from Sharp.

Samsung Galaxy S8 now predictably rumored to sport ‘force touch’ display

The looming Samsung Galaxy S8 could integrate everything but the kitchen sink to make up for the Note 7, pressure sensitive tech included.

Blu Pure XR Review: Exploring 3D touch on Android

The Blu Pure XR brings a lot of great things to the midrange table, including an Apple-Meets-Samsung feature called the “Edge bar”. Intrigued? C’mon in.

Facebook Messenger 3D Touch took ten months to implement

It took developers at Facebook some ten months to implement 3D Touch into its iOS Messenger app. How long for the main app? Four weeks.

iPhone SE, 3D Touch, and the dreaded “Fragmentation” discussion…

As Apple encourages developers to embrace features like 3D Touch, will we see a widening gap of “feature fragmentation” on older iPhones?

Exciting features coming to 3D Touch, but how will iOS users find them?

As iOS becomes more complicated, and with exciting features coming to 3D Touch, how will iPhone owners find out about new gestures and controls?

ForcePhone software could make any phone pressure-sensitive sans sensors or special screens

Google and its hardware-making partners haven’t been able to find an answer to Apple’s 3D Touch tech just yet, but here comes the ForcePhone concept.

Until we meet again: Launcher Shortcuts stays off Android

The feature that was supposed to bring Force Touch to the home screen for Android devices and compete against Apple’s 3D Touch is not to be for now.

Launcher Shortcuts not on Android N from launch, say sources

Android’s own implementation of 3D Touch will need a bit more cooking. Sources say that it won’t be a feature at the launch of Android N.

mNectar avails Force Touch advertisements to game developers

We love to hate ads, but we gotta get through them in life. What if games advertised gameplay to you by getting you to play a little bit of them?

Android N Developer Preview feels the pressure with Launcher Shortcuts

It’s not just about the knock you give an iPhone with 3D Touch, it’s about what you can do afterwards. So it may go for Android N with Launcher Shortcuts.

“Shy User Interface” is Microsoft’s answer to 3D Touch

Instead of remembering to stab your iPhone for more features and information, maybe you might hover over a button instead.

Siri and 3D Touch combine for this contacts- and photos-revealing iPhone lockscreen attack

Find out how attackers can view your contacts and photos with this iPhone lockscreen vulnerability, and what you can do to keep your phone safe.

Meizu PRO 6 prototype leaked with possible Force Touch support

Someone got a crack into one of Meizu’s future flagships while the chief designer of the company’s UI has spoiled some possible Force Touch features.