[DMCForum] Re: Test email
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It's probably got a weight.

--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Jon 
Heese" <dmcforum@...> wrote:
>
> How does it know whether it's perpendicular to the ground?
> 
> Regards,
> Jon Heese
> 
> Ross Apperson wrote:
> > I don't know what to tell you. The accelorameter only
> > works when the phone is perpendictular to the ground,
> > like Jack said. I'm not totally sure how it works, but
> > I can tell you what the results are.
> > 
> > --- Jon Heese <dmcforum@...> wrote:
> > 
> >> Jack Stiefel wrote:
> >>> Ok imagine you're laying in bed and are looking at
> >> a web page on
> >>> portrait mode.  Now you want landscape, just tilt
> >> the phone
> >>> perpendicular to the Earth and spin it.  It will
> >> transition to
> >>> landscape.  Now lean it back and enjoy the new
> >> view.  It is easier
> >>> than it sounds.
> >> Right.  Sounds obnoxious.  That was my original
> >> point.
> >>
> >>> Spinning it on a table does nothing as the unit is
> >> flat to the Earth.
> >>
> >> Flat to the earth, yes.  But the phone doesn't
> >> detect "earth", it 
> >> detects force, and spinning it around the z-axis
> >> will generate force 
> >> along both the y- and the x- axis in both
> >> directions, out from the center.
> >>
> >>> I'm at Disney with the kids and my mind hurts LOL,
> >> forgive me.
> >>
> >> My condolences.  :)
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >> Jon Heese
> >>
> >>> Jack Stiefel Stiefel Aluminum
> >>>
> >>> On Jul 2, 2007, at 6:47 PM, "Jon Heese"
> >> <dmcforum@...>
> >>> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Jack Stiefel wrote:
> >>>> Apple has licensed exchange. Its already an
> >> option when setting up 
> >>>> email, just not push yet. That's whats due out
> >> very soon from what 
> >>>> I've been told.
> >>> Interesting. That's news to me, but good for them.
> >>>
> >>>> I've used mine laying down in bed. What happens
> >> is it stays in 
> >>>> portrait until you tilt it round and make it
> >> straight, then it 
> >>>> changes and as long as toy don't turn I'd back
> >> straight and lean it
> >>>>  back straight it won't change... God I sound
> >> stupid, but you get
> >>>> the gist. Also spinning it on a table does
> >> nothing as the unit is
> >>>> laying down not perpendicular to the ground...
> >> Does any of this
> >>>> make sense?
> >>> Kind of, but either you missed the point of what I
> >> was saying and I'm
> >>>  not getting your response..
> >>>
> >>> It must use a sensor that "feels" gravity in the
> >> x- and y-axes of the
> >>>  phone. When you turn it like a PSP, it "feels"
> >> gravity pulling along
> >>>  the short axis, and turns the orientation.
> >> Likewise, when you turn
> >>> it up like a phone, it "feels" gravity pulling
> >> along the long axis
> >>> and turns the orientation appropriately. My
> >> question is: What if
> >>> gravity is pulling along the z-axis, i.e. you're
> >> laying the phone
> >>> flat on like a table, or over your head pointed
> >> down at you?
> >>> It sounds like you're saying it just keeps the
> >> last known
> >>> orientation. If so, that's exactly why I think
> >> it's a flawed feature.
> >>> Good to impress co-workers, but of limited use if
> >> you tend to hold
> >>> your cell phone flat when looking at it (as I do).
> >>>
> >>> My idea of spinning it flat on a table was to get
> >> the accelerometers
> >>>  that are designed to "feel" gravity to go wacky
> >> and freak out the 
> >>> programming that determines which way gravity is
> >> pulling. I suppose 
> >>> that spinning it like that would fire the sensors
> >> for both the x- and
> >>>  y-axes, and I suppose they would tell it to do
> >> nothing when that
> >>> happens.
> >>>
> >>> Regards, Jon Heese
> >>>
> >>>> Jack Stiefel Stiefel Aluminum
> >>>>
> >>>> On Jul 2, 2007, at 5:55 PM, "Jon Heese"
> >> <dmcforum@...> 
> >>>> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> The one thing I thought was sort of a gimmicky
> >> feature, from the 
> >>>> commercial was the tilt sensor that changes the
> >> orientation of the
> >>>>  screen when you turn it from landscape to
> >> portrait and vice
> >>>> versa...
> >>>>
> >>>> What if you have it laying flat on its back?
> >> Which way does it
> >>>> orient itself? It can't possibly know which way
> >> I'm looking at it,
> >>>> can it?
> >>>>
> >>>> Then I started wondering what it would do if you
> >> spin it like a top
> >>>>  on its back, like on a smooth table or
> >> something?... Will the tilt
> >>>>  sensor go crazy? I'd like to see that.
> >>>>
> >>>> On the topic of the Exchange Direct Push stuff:
> >> Are there plans to
> >>>>  support this eventually? As far as I know, this
> >> is not open 
> >>>> technology, and I would be surprised if Microsoft
> >> would license the
> >>>>  API to Apple so they can use it to try and take
> >> the PDA tech
> >>>> market away from them.
> >>>>
> >>>> Regards, Jon Heese
> >>>>
> >>>> Jack Stiefel wrote:
> >>>>> So far I have been very impressed. The only
> >> thing I really want
> >>>>> is the exchange push and sync. I have had every
> >> PDA Verizon and
> >>>>> at&t sell and have had lackluster results until
> >> now. The ipod
> >>>>> part is great as is the visual voicemail and the
> >> use of the
> >>>>> finger for resizing web sites and pictures. It
> >> is cool to just
> >>>>> choose a message and hear it, no logging in or
> >> listening to
> >>>>> prerecorded voice prompts. I also enjoy full
> >> HTML email support
> >>>>> and while the exchange sync is not there YET,
> >> yahoo emails push
> >>>>> in just fine.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> The camera takes very good pics, I'm very
> >> impressed.
> >>>>> The phone reacts just like on the ads, no trick
> >> photography
> >>>>> there.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I've been reading tons of posts and there are
> >> some updates coming
> >>>>>  down the pike that will make this more of a
> >> business phone.
> >>>>> Jack Stiefel Stiefel Aluminum
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On Jul 2, 2007, at 5:04 PM, "Dave Stragand" 
> >>>>> <dave.stragand@...> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> No problem. I, like everyone else, have heard a
> >> LOT of hype about
> >>>>>  those. Is it true they allow you to place calls
> >> to the dead? And
> >>>>> is there really a built-in AED unit? =)))
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Want to tell us all your first impressions?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> -Dave
> >>>>>
> >>>>> ________________________________
> >>>>>
> >>>>> From: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> [mailto:DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> >>>>> On Behalf Of Jack Stiefel Sent: Monday, July 02,
> >> 2007 4:54 PM To:
> >>>>>  DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: Re:
> >> [DMCForum] Test email
> >>>>> I didst even notice that. Sorry that's removed
> >> now
> >>>>> Jack Stiefel Stiefel Aluminum
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On Jul 2, 2007, at 4:21 PM, "Dave Stragand" 
> > === message truncated ===
> > 
> > 
> > 
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