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Submission + - Android gets touch (haptic) feedback ( 1

mikejuk writes: A new SDK bring touch feedback to the Android platform using standard hardware — the vibration motor. You can select touch themes like rubber ball, typewriter, butterfly and so on and application developers can use it to bring users closer to their creations.
The idea of achieving different feedback effects by modulating the vibration motor is clearly a fairly crude form of feedback, but it could be that custom vibrate "ringtones" are the next big thing.


Submission + - Reclaim your data from the world's biggest sites ( 1

Barence writes: PC Pro has a feature revealing what data the likes of Google, Facebook and eBay hold on you, and how to get it back. The feature reveals what to do if someone else tags a photo of you on Facebook that you don't want against your profile, how to stop Google keeping a record of your search history, and how to stop others from seeing what you've bought on eBay, amongst other privacy-enhancing tips.

I have a theory that it's impossible to prove anything, but I can't prove it.