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Apple Doesn’t Want You Weighing Stuff…

With the release of iPhone 6s comes an exciting new chapter in mobile interactivity – 3D Touch. In broad strokes, this means an entire new range of touch-based gestures when interacting with your phone. More specifically, 3D Touch gestures on the iPhone 6s can gauge the weight, or pressure rather, applied by a user’s finger.

It didn’t take long for a select group of people in the iPhone development community to grab a hold of this new paradigm in touch screen development and apply it as a digital scale utility for measuring the weight of an item placed on top of the 6s screen.

Mobile developer, Ryan McLeod and a few friends, brought their Gravity app to the App Store early 2015 but it didn’t take long for Apple to pull the app for a “misleading description”. And there have been others playing with the idea such as Plum-O-Meter that lets you compare the weight of two plums on one screen. [Read More @ Goodleaf]

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