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The 3D Touch implemented in the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus is the technology that allows us to interact with our mobile device depending on the pressure we exert on the screen. With 3D Touch the screen of our terminal identifies three levels of pressure as opposed to only one as it had been before the new iPhone. Personally I think it is a really useful and practical technology, as much as the right click in Windows and OS X .
The truth is that, as it is a new technology, there are many developers who have not yet implemented it in their applications; however, there are others who have done so excellently and therefore today we are going to show you which applications are, according to The Verge, the ones that best implement 3D Touch.
The main use of the 3D Touch is to generate previews or display context menus. For example in applications like WhatsApp it is possible to have a quick look at conversations, images and videos; and in Evernote we can get a view of recent notes, however there are other applications that use 3D Touch to have more interesting functions , these are some of them:
Pixelmator is an image editing and retouching application that in its latest version, 2.2, added support for 3D Touch so that the thickness of the lines we draw depends on the pressure we exert on the screen . So, the more pressure we make the lines will be thicker.
It is undoubtedly a creative way to implement Apple technology in design applications, although at the time of drawing there is the limitation of the iPhone’s screen size.
Download Pixelmator ($4.99)
Warhammer 40,000: Freeblade
It is generally thought that games on mobile devices are often of poor quality as there is not much that can be done on such a small screen by means of virtual buttons. Over time this idea has changed as games have evolved.
And the 3D Touch could be an important step in the evolution of mobile platform games . Warhammer 40,000: Freeblade is a campaign game with very good graphics that incorporates the 3D Touch to switch between weapons by varying the force exerted on the screen.
Download Warhammer 40,000: Freeblade (free)
Bumpn is a social network that promises to turn your photos and videos into a work of art. On Bumpn, just like on Periscope, we can show someone how much we liked something they shared through their hearts. But instead of tapping on the screen for each heart, in this application you must press hard to place more and more hearts.
Download Bumpn (free)
Auxy allows you to create musical pieces through a pleasant and minimalist interface. If you buy this application and have an iPhone 6s you will notice that by applying pressure it is possible to go from a loop directly to the editing interface to apply effects and create rhythm patterns faster.
Download Auxy ($4.99)