Developer with a magnet demonstrated hidden features iPhone [Video]




Developer Ivo Leko found the iPhone hidden features. Unusual ability “apple” devices programmer demonstrated on a video on YouTube.


Using the iPhone 4 and bar magnet, the developer learned how to manage a small object on the screen of the smartphone, which repeats the motion of a magnet located on a 20 centimeters. The experiment proved that the Apple phone is sensitive to movement of the bar not only in one plane, but also in space – worth Leko lift magnet above the surface of the table, where he lay iPhone, as an object on the screen, too, “rose”, changing the color to a pale. At the moment of contact of the table, “cursor” painted in red color.

Contactless technology management virtual object is implemented through the iPhone’s built sensors: magnetometer, accelerometer and microphone. Due to the last beat of the magnet at the surface of the table object changes color.

Leko believes that the use of non-standard sensors iPhone can expand the list of features of the gadget. For example, there may be a virtual keyboard for typing in a special magnetic gloves, special game controllers or systems for gesture recognition. Finally, the developer believes it is possible to create of magnetic pen for writing and drawing.

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