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Over or under? The science of toilet paper orientation

How do you roll? A detailed, graphical look at the science and history of a pressing modern debate.

By May. 9, 2011


Next Firefox can detect computer orientation

In a new step to advance Web programming capabilities, Mozilla's next Firefox will be able to detect how you're tipping your computer.

By Oct. 12, 2009


Photos app view orientation lock: David's iPhone tip of the week

The iPhone accelerometer is, for all practical purposes, a good addition to a handheld device. However, sometimes it can be annoying, especially when trying to show off your favorite picture. This weeks tip will help resolve this problem.

By Mar. 1, 2010


Apple doesn't want iPad used in bed as iOS 4.2 ditches orientation lock

We're starting to think Steve Jobs doesn't want you watching your iPad in bed, as Apple ditches the handy orientation lock in favour of a function we can't think of a single use for.

By Oct. 25, 2010


iPhoto 6.0 (#3): Sent-to-mail images do not retain orientation; Crashes on emptying trash; more

iPhoto 6.0 (#3): Sent-to-mail images do not retain orientation; Crashes on emptying trash; more

By Jan. 25, 2006


Apple wins 'iPen' patent for a smarter stylus

It's all about orientation: the technology would let a stylus mimic differences in line direction and size you see in real life when writing with the tip or side of a pencil.

By Jan. 28, 2014


Apple patent reveals smart charging pad for mobile devices

The envisioned pad can charge or sync your device, or do both simultaneously, depending on how your device is positioned.

By Feb. 4, 2014


Microsoft: Turn the Xbox One vertical? Do so 'at your own risk'

The upcoming Xbox One wants to keep its feet flat on the ground. It wasn't built to be upended, an Xbox exec warns.

By Sep. 20, 2013


Microsoft fixes Windows 8.1 glitches in February update

An optional update resolves several nagging snafus, from orientation issues on a Lenovo ThinkPad to problems with Netflix video playback.

By Feb. 12, 2014