Google adds haptic feedback to its iPhone keyboard

One of the downside to onscreen keyboards is that they lack the same tactile feedback that a normal physical keyboard has. This makes typing on it a bit tricky and can be annoying when trying to type out long-form posts. However if you’re a Gboard user on iOS, the latest update to the app should help improve the typing experience. This is because the latest update to Gboard on iOS adds haptic feedback to the app. This will take advantage of the Taptic Engine that is found on iPhones since 2016, and will also make Gboard one of the many iOS keyboads that will actually support haptic feedback. This is a setting that users can choose to enable or disable via the settings menu and will not be on all the time if users choose not to use it. When enabled, everytime users tap on a key they will experience a very brief vibration. What’s interesting about this feature is that even Apple’s own system default keyboard does not support haptic feedback, only audible clicks. However with Gboard now supporting haptic

Google adds haptic feedback to its iPhone keyboard

Haptic feedback has been a feature in iPhones for the past few years, but you wouldn't know it while you were typing -- even third-party keyboards either use it in limited situations ...

Thu 14 Feb 19 from Engadget

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