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.
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