360° Coverage : Apple Aiming To Make Texting Safer

1 Updates
Apple Aiming To Make Texting Safer

Apple Aiming To Make Texting Safer

Apr 1 2014, 12:21am CDT | by

Walking while texting is going to be getting a little bit safer

One of the biggest concerns for people who text and walk, hopefully those who drive and text are stopping immediately, is running into things. Everything from a lamppost to a parked car can be a...

Filed under: rumors

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

23 weeks ago

Apple Aiming To Make Texting Safer

Apr 1 2014, 12:21am CDT | by

Walking while texting is going to be getting a little bit safer

One of the biggest concerns for people who text and walk, hopefully those who drive and text are stopping immediately, is running into things. Everything from a lamppost to a parked car can be a hazard when you are trying to type out your message to a friend. That is why Apple has filed a new patent that will hopefully clear some of that trouble and make texting safer.

According to the patent, the iPhone will use the camera on the back of the phone to display what is going on in front of you, while displaying the text menu on top of it. Much like the way that augmented reality games work, this will bring the world in front of you into your phone.

There is one problem with this idea, though, because many people type while looking down at the ground. This can help if you have a problem with tripping over things, but nothing will help more than looking in front of you when you walk. It isn’t known when this will show up in officially supported software, but it is one of the next features that is expected to show up in the coming months.

Source: cultofmac

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/25" rel="author">Bijon Kumar Pramanik</a>
Bijon Kumar Pramanik is an experienced technology writer working since years in the consumer electronics field.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

70 scientists focussing on Bigfoot research
San Francisco, Sep 15 (IANS/EFE) Seventy scientists from around the world, defying widespread scepticism, have been involved for the past four decades in the search for "Bigfoot", the large and hairy beast allegedly seen in remote areas of the US, Rhettman Mullis, founder and chair of the Western Bigfoot Society, said.
 
 
Why marijuana users end up feeling worse
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) Adolescents and young adults who smoke marijuana frequently may attempt to manage negative moods by using the drug but end up feeling worse, says a new study.
 
 
Schizophrenia a group of eight distinct disorders: Study
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) The debilitating psychiatric illness schizophrenia is not a single disease but a group of eight genetically distinct disorders - each with its own set of symptoms, new research indicates.
 
 
'Old climate change formula no longer exists'
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) The traditional formula on climate change that says that regions that have a moist climate will experience additional rainfall is no longer valid, scientists say.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

India, Vietnam for peaceful South China Sea, $15 bn trade (Intro Roundup)
Hanoi, Sep 15 (IANS) Firming up their relationship at a higher level, India and Vietnam Monday called for a peaceful, unfettered South China Sea, inked seven agreements including for direct Delhi-Hanoi flights and an...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
NATO chief appeals for closer collective defence
Brussels, Sep 15 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen Monday made an appeal for closer collective defence, community of nations and collective engagement. The NATO chief made the call while delivering a...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
UN troops withdraw from Syrian side of Golan heights
United Nations, Sep 15 (IANS) The UN Monday withdrew its peacekeepers from the Syrian-controlled side of the Golan Heights, a spokesperson said. The UN statement cited the "exceptionally challenging environment" posed...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Vietnamese kill five mn dogs for food annually
Bangkok, Sep 15 (IANS/EFE) The people of Vietnam slaughter at least five million dogs for food in a year, a figure only surpassed by China in the entire Asian continent, Vietnamese media reported Monday. "We believe...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
UN men withdrawn from Syrian side of Golan Heights
United Nations, Sep 15 (IANS) The United Nations (UN) has withdrawn its peacekeepers from the Syrian side of the Golan Heights, Xinhua quoted a UN spokesperson as saying Monday. The UN statement cited the "...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Jordan to get 193 mn euros as German aid
Amman, Sep 15 (IANS) Germany Monday announced it will provide 193 million euros in assistance to Jordan, state media here reported. The assistance will be used to support Jordan's financial sector as well as water and...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Chinese firm to build fertiliser factory in Jordan
Amman, Sep 15 (IANS) A Chinese company is all set to build a fertiliser factory in Jordan, following an MoU signed between Jordan Phosphate Mines Co. and China's Chongqing Minmetal and Machinery Import and Export Co....
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Singapore condemns British aid worker's killing by IS
Singapore, Sep 15 (IANS) Singapore Monday described the beheading of British aid worker David Haines by the Islamic State militants as "barbaric" and "deeply reprehensible". The IS (previously known as Islamic State...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Belgium not to send ground troops to Iraq
Brussels, Sep 15 (IANS) Belgium will not be sending troops to Iraq in a possible incursion against the Islamic State (IS) militants, the government said Monday. Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders made the...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
India will always be Vietnam's reliable friend: Mukherjee
Hanoi, Sep 15 (IANS) India holds Vietnam in high esteem, admires its determination to succeed and the tenacity against even the most powerful adversaries and will always remain its "all-weather friend", President...
Read more on Politics Balla