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It's been a few years since Apple added pressure-sensing technology to its iPhone displays with 3D Touch, but now Google is following its lead with support for "deep presses" in Android Q.
Years after the cancellation of its efforts for a "3D touch" smartphone, Microsoft has obtained a new patent for a technology that could sense and track a user's body without actual touch input.
BLU has unveiled its new range-topping Android handset, the Pure XR, which includes various high-end specs, including '3D Touch' support - an obvious rip-off of Apple's identically-named feature.
Google acknowledged last month that it's been working on support for pressure-sensitive displays in Android N - but it's reportedly delaying the feature to be released in a future update instead.
A Microsoft Research project has breathed new life into the 3D touch feature which was originally supposed to launch alongside the Nokia McLaren Windows Phone. The new tech was demoed in a video.
Google is integrating support for pressure-sensitive displays into its next version of Android, including 'Launcher Shortcuts' that offer quick-actions on the homescreen, similar to Apple's 3D Touch.
A new video of the canceled McLaren has surfaced, showing off the much reported 3D Touch / 'MixView' feature. Although not the first time seeing it in practice, this is the clearest example yet.
Straw - the polling app created by a team of Microsoft employees - has been updated, introducing 3D Touch support on iPhones, and a range of improvements across iOS, Android and Windows Phone.
Apple will allegedly unveil a smaller iPhone at an event scheduled for next month, the device that was previously rumoured to be known as the iPhone 5SE is now being claimed as the iPhone SE.
Microsoft has updated its digital assistant to version 1.4.0 on iOS, bringing various new features including a Today View, 3D Touch support, faster loading times, better voice interactions, and more.
The patent would let users control their devices without actually touching the screen. This new feature could, theoretically, be included in the upcoming iPhone 7, slated for release later this year.
Instagram has added a new gesture to its Android app that allows for a long press to bring up an image preview, emulating Apple's '3D Touch'.
More than a year after its cancellation, more images of the Lumia McLaren have leaked online showcasing the unreleased device. On display is the huge 20MP PureView camera with Carl Zeiss optics.
A recent tweet from former interaction designer for Apple, Avi Cieplinski, reveals the 3D Touch feature on the latest iPhone devices may have been in development for five years.
Apple unveiled their latest iPhone, the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus. Apple's latest will offer a '3D Touch' display that will change the way interactions are performed on smartphones.
Though we've seen the cancelled Lumia McLaren device before, this is the first time that we get to see it on video. Also seen is the device's gimmicky 3D touch navigation system.
McLaren was a flagship Lumia that featured '3D Touch', but the device never made it to market. However, development on the technology behind it continued and Microsoft has got a new patent for it.
Microsoft's 3D Touch software nearly made it into Nokia's flagship phones before abruptly being killed off without ever making it. New leaks show what the software would've look liked.
The new Live Tile interface originally supposed to launch alongside the canceled Lumia McLaren flagship is supposed to show up in Windows 10 for phones as the evolution of regular Live Tiles.
Microsoft is making big changes on the Nokia front having acquired its devices business, and is canceling some of its upcoming phones including the 3D Touch phone known as McLaren.
A video from Microsoft Research appears to show the most rumored feature in Windows Phone: 3D Touch. While this only shows the tech at a research level we can easily imagine this in a finished product
Microsoft is developing new 3D touch and gesture support for Windows Phone, taking touch sensitivity beyond the display. This feature will launch exclusively on its upcoming Lumia flagship this year.