Neat Idea For Controlling iPhone Without Fingers Or Stylus

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  1. OnlyOneThatEver macrumors member

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    When driving or laying down it is near impossible to zoom in while browsing or to scroll in Coverflow. Because iPhone's screen is pressure sensitive, wouldn't it be neat to be able to zoom or scroll by blowing on the screen. Simply put screen close to mouth and blow. Is this possible?
     
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  3. nickspohn macrumors 68040

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    You questioned your own answered incorrectly.

    If that is possible..
     
  4. Robby9279 macrumors regular

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    He's right, you don't physically push down on the screen, you can gently tap it and it would still register that it was touched.
     
  5. iParis macrumors 68040

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    The screen is heat sensitive.
    And no, that'd be dumb idea, sorry.
     
  6. sergiuria macrumors 6502a

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    And because of that, apple will probably implement it before C&P!
     
  7. M-5 macrumors 65816

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    I don't even think you should be "browsing" while driving.

    And the iPhone's screen isn't heat sensitive either.
     
  8. jmann macrumors 604

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    WRONG.

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/19359377/

     
  9. sporadicMotion macrumors 65816

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    You want to blow your iPhone? Hehehe...

    Joking aside, I don't see that as being all that great of an idea as you'd have to dedicate a lot of attention to the screen while blowing it... while driving that could be dangerous. Theoretically I guess it could work (think the smoke in Disco... when you blow the smoke moves)... anyhow, I imagine it would be really hard to control as well... and how would you reverse?
     
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  11. jmann macrumors 604

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    Suck on the dock connector obviously.
     
  12. iVeBeenDrinkin' macrumors 65816

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    I want to hold my iPhone up to my head and have it intuitively know what I want it ti do.
     
  13. deadsouls macrumors regular

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    yep. simple voice command would make 100000x more sense than this idiotic 'blowing on the iphone screen' method.
     
  14. sporadicMotion macrumors 65816

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    Suck your own dock connector? No way.
     
  15. needthephone macrumors 6502a

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    If at first, the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.

    Albert Einstein
     
  16. kinkster macrumors 6502a

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    ...oh my
     
  17. Tokiopop macrumors 68000

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    OP, are you even sure you've got an iPhone?? One iPhone is not pressure sensative, and does not have a stylus! And if you find zooming difficult, try the simple double-tap function. :rolleyes:
    Oh, and no offence, but blowing? Bad idea.
     
  18. gadgetdad macrumors 6502a

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    Ick. You don't know where thats been. :p
     
  19. NT1440 macrumors G4

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    First off, why is anyone on their phone while driving....
     
  20. davyreins macrumors 6502

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    haha, classic.
     
  21. OnlyOneThatEver thread starter macrumors member

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    Actually, I believe the iPhone does have a heat sensitive screen, this is why only fingers or skin can control the screen, not a stylus or fingernail.
     
  22. cellocello macrumors 68000

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  23. Masquerade macrumors 6502a

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    voice commands are from 90's- Apple never would be back. :cool:
     
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