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Apple Patents Crazy Way To Change Print Settings On iOS Devices (By Shaking!)

Apple Patents Crazy Way To Change Print Settings On iOS Devices (By Shaking!)

What?!

As Apple patents go, it’s not always easy to tell which ideas will make their way out of Cupertino in future devices, and which will be written off. But I’m guessing this one falls into that last category. Published by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office on Thursday, this patent covers a new feature, which could one day make its way into iOS, that would demand users change print settings by shaking their device.

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Dismiss Incoming Calls By Placing Your iPhone On Its Face With Turn To Hangup Tweak [Jailbreak]

Dismiss Incoming Calls By Placing Your iPhone On Its Face With Turn To Hangup Tweak [Jailbreak]

“Stop calling me, mom!”

Here’s an awesome little jailbreak tweak that you might find incredibly useful. It’s called Turn to Hangup, and as its name suggests, it instantly dismisses incoming calls when you place your iPhone on its face.

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Add ‘Shake To Undo’ To A Mac [OS X Tips]

Add ‘Shake To Undo’ To A Mac [OS X Tips]
Add ‘Shake To Undo’ To A Mac [OS X Tips]

Here’s a fun, kinda crazy way to use the sudden motion sensors that come in some Mac notebooks, like the newer unibody MacBooks and MacBook Pros. These sudden motion sensors are used by Apple to detect when a laptop with a physical spinning hard drive is dropped, and therefore this tip won’t work on the 2010 or 2011 MacBook Airs that shipped with flash-based, non-spinning SSDs. Using a third-party app, you can pick up your laptop and give it a shake-to-undo option, just like the one on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

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