An inbuilt device for measuring acceleration. Used in Apple devices for motion-based input, sensing and device control.

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iPhone 6S Plus defaults to landscape when unlocked on desk

My iPhone 6S Plus seems to default to showing the landscape home screen if I unlock it while it's sat on a flat surface, i.e. a desk or table. The phone is definitely in portrait mode when I place it ...
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Why Is the Apple Watch Activity App Distance Incorrect by 500m on a 7km Run?

Today, I went for a 7 kilometer run on a course with an established distance. I set the MapMyRun app on my iPhone and the Activity App on my watch to record the run. MapMyRun recorded the distance ...
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How does the iPhone 5 measure elevation?

I use an app called MapMyRun on the iPhone 5. In it is a report that shows elevation changes during the run. Now to my knowledge, the iPhone5 has an accelerometer and GPS+. The iPhone5 has no ...
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Overnight accelerometer usage

I use the Sleep Cycle app almost every night, but am concerned about the "health" of the accelerometer in the phone. For the app to work, I set a time frame for it to wake me up, then I lay it on the ...
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iPad doesn't rotate anymore

My iPad won't rotate the screen anymore when I turn it. It just happend (like all problems of course) without any cause. I've done everything I can think of. Double tap on the Home button, swipe ...