Apple's Latest Patent Will Make Your iPhone Less Annoying

patent

Photo: Apple Insider

We presumably put our phones in vibrate mode to keep them quiet. But a vibrating phone on a table is pretty much the most disruptive sound there is.Enter Apple’s latest patent, which comes to us via Apple Insider. The company has come up with a system that uses the iPhone’s mic and accelerometer to detect when it’s vibrating too loudly.

When it is, the phone simply reduces its vibration. A pretty cool solution since it makes use of hardware the phone already has.

Don’t Miss: 8 smartphones you shouldn’t be caught dead using >

 

Please enable Javascript to watch this video

Business Insider Emails & Alerts

Site highlights each day to your inbox.

Follow Business Insider Australia on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.