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From dating to listening music, 5 things you can do by shaking your gadgets!

There are a lot of things you can do with your smartphone, but most of them require you to go through the user interface to get things done. What if you could do things by simply shaking your gadget?

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There are a lot of things you can do with your smartphone, but most of them require you to go through the user interface to get things done. What if you could do things by simply shaking your gadget? Yes, you can! From undoing typos to dating, here are five things you can do by just shaking your smartphone or even a power bank. Also Read - Airtel introduces referral awards for its postpaid users; invite your friends to the network for rewards

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Written something and made a typo? Why bother holding the delete key, when you can just shake your phone? This trick works with the iPhone that lets you undo or cancel any action by shaking the phone. After you shake your iPhone, a pop up window will offer you two options — Undo or Cancel. Tap on the Undo option to remove whatever text you just typed. If you change your mind, you can restore the text by shaking again and tapping the Redo button. Shake to Undo works apps built in iOS like Safari, Mail, Notes, and Messages. Also Read - Airtel Home offers a combined bill for all your Airtel services

Shake to shuffle tracks

Changing music by sliding down your playlist is passe.  Shake to Shuffle is a handy feature for iPod Touch and iPhone users to quickly shuffle their current playlist. There is no need to unlock the device and navigate to the Music app. This feature can be activated by going to music settings.

Shake to find the charge available in your power bank

Most power banks come with a button that tell you how much charge is left. But the OnePlus Power Bank isn’t your average power bank. You can simply shake it and the LEDs light up telling you how much charge is available.

Shake to date

We Chat app offers various features like Live Chat, Group chat, Video calling and push-to-talk. But one feature which not many would know us the ‘Shake’ feature which help you find new friends. To use this feature, all you need to do is shake your phone and the app will help you connect with other people, who are shaking their phone at that time.

Shake to get talktime and freebies

Airtel’s ‘My Airtel’ app has an interesting feature that lets prepaid users get free talktime, Internet data packs and other offers. Airtel prepaid subscribers need to install the app and connect it with their account and to find offers, they need to simply shake their phone when they are inside the app. It currently works on Android only.

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  • Published Date: May 22, 2015 2:49 PM IST



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