Force Touch

Force Touch

A touch-sensitive feature from Apple that distinguishes between a tap and a press. Force Touch is used in the Apple Watch and Mac trackpads and was added to the iPhone 6/6 Plus as "3D Touch" with more sensitivity. See long press, Apple Watch and MacBook.
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For this, long press in the middle of the WiFi/Bluetooth widget to bring up the extended options and then Force Touch on the Bluetooth icon to see a list of Bluetooth devices you've connected to before.
The feature sounds quite familiar to Force Touch or 3D Touch, a pressure-sensitive navigation feature which debuted in the first Apple Watch in 2014.
iQOO's highly innovative Monster Touch Virtual Gaming key on the bezel is powered by NDT's Force Touch solution, and has solved many long standing problems, such as false triggers and visual interruption when interacting on the display.
The Force Touch trackpad is 20% larger, and it supports multitouch gestures like pinch and zoom.
And with its powerful Radeon Pro graphics, large Force Touch trackpad, revolutionary Touch Bar and Touch ID, dynamic stereo speakers, quiet Apple-designed cooling system and Thunderbolt 3 for data transfer, charging and connecting up to two 5K displays or four external GPUs, it's the ultimate pro notebook.
And with its powerful Radeon Pro graphics, large Force Touch trackpad, revolutionary Touch Bar and Touch ID[R], dynamic stereo speakers, quiet Apple-designed cooling system and Thunderbolt 3 for data transfer, charging and connecting up to two 5K displays or four external GPUs, it's the ultimate pro notebook.
If this is accurate, then the feature should function a lot like Apple's Force Touch display on its recent iPhones.
The newer one has what Apple calls "force touch"; it senses when there's a little bit heavier touch on the surface, and will launch applications or anchor the cursor where you want it.
By taking advantage of the technology, the research team also developed a prototype of what it calls a 3D force touch keyboard.
There is a huge Force Touch trackpad that is certainly one of the biggest available.
The new MacBook Pro features the latest Retina display from the company, a Touch ID, a "more responsive" keyboard, a larger Force Touch trackpad and an audio system with double the dynamic range.