Now that the first iOS 13 developer beta is available, users are finding any and all secrets it may be hiding.

For example, in the beta, it looks like Apple’s 3D Touch functionality has been removed. 9to5Mac said the feature’s main components, like the menu that pop ups when you press harder on an app on the home screen, now works with a gentle long press - and this new behavior will be available on all iOS devices, whether or not it supports 3D Touch.

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To be clear, you will no longer be able to press hard on the screen to invoke many of 3D Touch's key features. We're not surprised by this decision at Apple, however, considering the company hasn't discussed 3D Touch in forever and even ditched it for the iPhone XR. In fact, the iPhone XR got a new Haptic Touch feature that honestly made 3D Touch seem irrelevant.

Let's also not forget that the ability to swipe on an iPhone’s keyboard to move your cursor (another 3D Touch feature) came to non-3D Touch iPhones with iOS 12. In other words, 3D Touch is currently unnecessary. But there are some downsides to its death, however, like that you can no longer “pop” into a link preview by pushing hard on the screen.

It'll be interesting to see if this and other neat-yet-hardly-used 3D tricks are resurrected in other ways. We'll keep you posted. - PAY MONTHLY PHONES The Samsung Galaxy S10+ is now available on EE who have been awarded the UK’s best network for the fifth year running. RootMetrics tested the four UK networks and EE was faster and more reliable than all of them, with better data performance. Their network has come a long way since they launched in 2012. Back then they had 11 UK cities covered by 4G. Today they cover most of the UK’s land mass, thanks to 19,000 state-of-the-art 4G sites. They’ve got faster, too – from 50Mbps to a maximum speed of 400Mbps. And they’re soon to experience even greater possibilities with the launch of 5G.

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