Quite a few of the 200 new features in iOS 5 are focused on accessibility, to "make it easier for people with mobility, hearing, vision, and cognitive disabilities to get the most from their iOS devices." Apple has long been a front-runner with making their devices easy-to-use for their more challenged users.

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Buried in the Accessibility settings of iOS 5 is a custom vibration creator. Users can choose from several vibration patterns, illustrated above, or create your own by tapping on the screen at the desired tempo. Taps patterns are recorded and can be used for your phone's vibration.

Thanks Brent!

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gocardsfan1 Avatar
169 months ago
I can imagine all kinds of uses for this...;)
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nostaws Avatar
169 months ago
Not to be one who always wants more, but...
Can I set different vibrations for when different people call and I am in a meeting?
Like:
Buzz..buzz = the pizza guy - I'd better pick up.
Buzzzzzzz.........Buzzzzzzz - my mother in law - keep it in my pocket.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
oneofthesedaves Avatar
169 months ago
Sweet! I hate it when I pull my phone out during an inopportune moment just to realize that some app sent me a dumb notification and it wasnt something important. Now if they could just pur a more effective vibrator in the next iPhone. Half the time I can't feel it. That's what she said..
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
infowarfare Avatar
169 months ago


That is awesome. Hope it's just software so existing iPhone 4's get all the functionality :)
:confused: Have you not been paying attention lately? This IS running on an existing iPhone 4; this is the iOS 5 beta software... where the heck have you been?

I don't know what's happened to this forum, but lately, nobody bothers to read or pay attention to what's actually going on. :rolleyes:
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ThE.MeSsEnGeR Avatar
169 months ago
amazing how Apple ALWAYS implements features so innovative that we wouldn't be expecting! :D
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
zombitronic Avatar
169 months ago
The custom vibration in the photo above is the Imperial March.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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