taptic engine

How to add an hourly taptic chime in watchOS 6

New in watchOS 6: Hourly chimes with a taptic alert. See how easy it is to activate and customize hourly chimes on Apple Watch. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Apple recycles rare-earth elements rather than buying from China

Apple found a way around China’s domination of the market for rare-earth elements: it’s getting these important materials recycled. The reused rare earths go into an important component of iPhone
Apple Says Taptic Engine in iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro is Made of 100% Recycled Rare Earth Elements

Apple Says Taptic Engine in iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro is Made of 100% Recycled Rare Earth Elements

Apple this week published environmental reports for the new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max, revealing that the Taptic Engine in all three devices is made of 100 percent recycled rare

iPhone 11 Could Launch on September 20th

SoftBank’s President Ken Miyauchi seems to have accidentally revealed the release date for iPhone 11 at an investor conference earlier this week.
Here’s what the Apple iPhone 11’s rumored new Taptic Engine might do

Here’s what the Apple iPhone 11’s rumored new Taptic Engine might do

No one's quite sure what a next-generation Apple haptic actuator will do inside an iPhone. But there are some very strong possibilities.

Don't expect Apple to switch to USB-C for the iPhone 11

September is only a few short weeks away, which means we're fast approaching the likely date for Apple's fall event and, barring a major surprise, the reveal of this year's iPhone lineup. The latest
2019 iPhones Said to Feature Revamped Taptic Engine and Front-Facing Slo-Mo Video Recording

2019 iPhones Said to Feature Revamped Taptic Engine and Front-Facing Slo-Mo Video Recording

Apple is widely expected to unveil a trio of new iPhones in September, and 9to5Mac has revealed a few new features we can expect. First, the report claims all three models will feature a revamped
In death, 3D Touch shows Apple has innovated without an endgame

In death, 3D Touch shows Apple has innovated without an endgame

One of Apple's biggest 2015 innovations, 3D Touch, has spent 4 years going nowhere -- for no good reason. Now it looks to be headed for the dustbin.

Apple could make the iPhone's NFC more useful at WWDC

Apple has a lot in the cards for WWDC, and that might include improvements for... well, cards. The 9to5Mac team and Steve Troughton-Smith claim to have details of developer-friendly updates that will

What’s in store for Apple Watch Series 4? [Wish List]

In just a few weeks, Apple looks set to unveil the biggest upgrade yet to its popular wearable. While the external appearance of Apple Watch has not changed much since its launch, recent leaks suggest

3D Touch inventor is now building AR experiences for mapping startup

Avi Cieplinski, the former Apple engineer who co-invented the 3D Touch and Taptic Engine iPhone features, has joined mapping startup Mapbox to create AR software tools. Mapbox does not make a mapping
Apple and Immersion Reach Licensing Agreement After Legal Battle Over 3D Touch and Taptic Engine

Apple and Immersion Reach Licensing Agreement After Legal Battle Over 3D Touch and Taptic Engine

Immersion, a company that develops and licenses haptic feedback technologies, today announced it has reached a settlement and licensing agreement with Apple. The terms of the deal are