“The Chinese media has reported that one of the iPhone 6′s secret weapons might be the introduction of a new haptic feedback technology,” Mihai Matei reports for G 4 Games.
“According to sources, the new tactile feedback linear motor is more intelligent and capable of producing different types of subtle vibrations in correlation with the application’s scenario,” Matei reports. “It can even emit different vibrations depending on the area of the touch screen that is being pressed.”
“The fourth generation of haptic feedback technology called ‘Bulldog’ has been demonstrated,” Matei reports. “However, the Chinese media hasn’t mentioned anything about Bulldog, so we’re unsure if the iPhone 6 will make use of the fourth-gen haptic feedback motors, or if it will develop its own technology.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz,” “Dan K.,” and “Judge Bork” for the heads up.]
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