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accelerometer

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Wild ride? Uber can track your driver's phone to verify your complaint

The ride-hailing service is testing a program that lets it check out GPS and accelerometer data from your driver's smartphone to see just how crazy that ride might've been.

By January 26, 2016

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iPhone 5S suffers with wonky accelerometer issue

The Apple iPhone 5S is suffering from a wonky accelerometer that could require every app to recalibrate itself.

By October 17, 2013

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Android rolls out 'on-body' smart lock to foil device thieves

Google's mobile operating system adds a function that brings up your device's lock screen when the accelerometer senses you've set the gadget down, according to a report.

By March 21, 2015

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Flying bee robot uses an insect-inspired eye

BeeRotor is the first aerial robot that can fly over uneven terrain using visual input to stabilise -- not an accelerometer.

By March 10, 2015

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Goji Smart Lock, the lock that knows who's knocking

A proximity-based camera, accelerometer, and connected phone app turns this lock into a remote detection system...and it allows customized keyless entry, too.

By October 7, 2013

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Move over, Apple Maps: iPhone 5S motion sensor malfunction may be widespread

Users reporting off-the-mark readings from the iPhone 5S' compass and wonky gaming experiences with the new device's accelerometer may be facing a hardware hurdle.

By October 3, 2013

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Dryft could make tablet typing tolerable

Dryft uses a tablet touch sensor and accelerometer to dynamically find your fingers as you type and tries to keep them under it.

By September 9, 2013

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Jules Verne Google logo utilizes iOS accelerometer

If you've got an iOS device, head on over to Google's home page today and check out the Jules Verne-inspired logo.

By February 8, 2011

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Computerized fishing rod won't put worms on hooks

SmartRod has a bite-sensitive accelerometer. Just sit back and wait for the alarm to ring. Then reel 'em in.

By January 4, 2013

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Jawbone Era is first headset with accelerometer

The makers of the premium Jawbone Bluetooth headsets have released a new version called the Jawbone Era. It features multiprocessor architecture, serial flash, and a built-in accelerometer, a first in Bluetooth headsets.

By January 20, 2011