iOS 14: How to Enable Back Tap on iPhone

first_imgDo note that this feature only works on iPhone 8 and newer models running iOS 14. Additionally, this feature is not available on the iPad. With that being said, follow these steps to enable back tap on your iPhone.On your iPhone, go to Settings.Scroll down a bit and go to Accessibility.On the next screen, under Physical and Motor, tap Touch.Scroll to the end and go to Back Tap.You’ll now see two options — Double Tap and Triple Tap.You can assign any action that’s available in the list. For example, you can set the Double Tap action to take a quick screenshot, while the Triple Tap action can be assigned to quickly access the Control Centre.After you’ve assigned the actions, exit settings. You can now start using back tap on your iPhone.iOS 14: Back tap integration with ShortcutsBack tap also integrates well with the Shortcuts app. This means, besides having the actions that are already present in the back tap menu, you can also assign custom shortcuts if you want to. For instance, if you have a shortcut that lets you run the Instagram story camera from the Shortcuts app, you can now assign it to a simple double- or triple-tap.All you need to do here is to make sure to download Apple’s Shortcuts app on your iPhone. Once the app is installed on your phone, visit RoutineHub to get a plethora of custom shortcuts. To download a shortcut and assign it to back tap on your iPhone, follow these steps.Go to RoutineHub on your iPhone.Find the shortcut that you’d like to download and open it.Hit Get Shortcut to download it on your iPhone.Doing this will redirect you to the Shortcuts app. Scroll down to the bottom and tap Add Untrusted Shortcut.Exit the Shortcuts app once your new shortcut is added.Go to iPhone’s Settings and repeat the earlier steps to assign this new shortcut as a double tap or a triple tap action.- Advertisement – This is how you can enable and use the new back tap feature in iOS 14. Let us know in the comments what you plan to do with this nifty new feature.For more tutorials, visit our How to section.Are iPhone 12 mini, HomePod mini the Perfect Apple Devices for India? We discussed this on Orbital, our weekly technology podcast, which you can subscribe to via Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or RSS, download the episode, or just hit the play button below.- Advertisement – – Advertisement –center_img Did you know your iPhone has a cool hidden feature that lets you trigger certain actions whenever you tap the rear panel of your phone? For instance, you can now take a screenshot by double tapping or open the camera by triple tapping the rear panel of your iPhone. With the new back tap feature in iOS 14, the entire rear panel of your iPhone basically transforms into a big touch-sensitive button, letting you interact with your phone like never before.Apart from the available actions present in the Back Tap menu, the feature also integrates well with Apple’s Shortcuts app. This further makes it possible to assign almost any action that’s available as a shortcut on the internet. In this guide, we tell you how to use the new Back Tap feature in iOS 14.iOS 14: How to enable and use back tap feature- Advertisement –last_img read more

AFP backs selective martial law coverage in Mindanao

first_imgReports stated that the presidentialdaughter is considering sending letters to the House of Representatives andDepartment of National Defense asking them to exempt Davao City from martiallaw. The mayor already sent a letter to the Office of the President. Arevalo cited Eastern Mindanao Commandcommander Lieutenant General Filemon Santos’ support for the lifting ofmilitary rule in Davao City following a recommendation from Mayor Sara Duterte. MANILA – Armed Forces of the Philippinesspokesman Marine Brigadier General Edgard Arevalo on Tuesday said the militarysupports selective coverage of martial law in the Mindanao region as the peaceand order situation in some areas has already improved. “We have articulated our support toselective coverage of martial law as deemed warranted by the local chiefexecutive and validated by our operational commanders on the ground,”Arevalo said in a statement. According to Arevalo, the final decisionin recommending whether to lift martial law or not is still in the hands ofPresident Rodrigo Duterte. (GMA News/PN)last_img read more

Murray captures IMCA Modified victory at Marshalltown

first_imgMARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (June 24) – Jacob Murray captured his third win in the Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modifieds while Donavon Smith picked up another victory in the IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars Friday at Marshalltoewn Speedway.Joey Schaefer won for the first time in the Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod division and Eric Stanton got back on track, winning the IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock feature.Murray started ninth in the Modified feature. He put his no. 48J ride to the topside and reeled in the front running cars quickly.  When a yellow flew at lap four, Murray was already sitting in third place behind Jake Strayer and leader Jenae Gustin.When the race restarted, Murray put it to the top again, and passed both Strayer and Gustin and was scored the leader at lap five.  From there on, he shook off all challenges and swept to the win, his third of the season.  Richie Gustin, who did not run his heat race, and had to start dead last in 20th spot, flew through the pack to finish as runner up, and hard charger of the race. Cody Laney, the California racer who is back in the area for some Iowa racing, finished third.By lap four of the Stock Car main, it was the familiar no. 35 of Smith lurking in second.  When a yellow flew at lap eight, Smith was ready for the restart, and made the pass for the lead.  He then kept the rest of the pack at bay the remaining laps to the finish and the win.A good battle brewed in the closing laps between Dave Atcher and eighth place starter Damon Murty, with Murty winning out for the runner-up spot and Atcher going third.After Stanton had his perfect streak ended last week by Gene Nicklas, he got back to victory lane this week by winning the 15-lap Hobby Stock feature.  Stanton started eighth and by lap four had claimed the lead.  He then pulled away to win by a comfortable margin, holding back Jamie Songer in second and 11th starting Chad LeGere en route to his eighth local win of the year.Joey Schaefer took home the trophy in the 18-lap feature event for the Northern SportMods. Shaefer got the lead by lap three and never looked back on his way to victory lane.  A distance behind in second was 17th starting Jared VanDeest and 10th starting Brayton Carter in third. Carter VanDenBerg rallied through the field from starting 21st to take fourth.last_img read more

July 23 2015photos by Tomiaki TamuraPaolo Soleri

first_imgJuly 23, 2015photos by Tomiaki TamuraPaolo Soleri’s affinity for vaults and apses is evidenced in many of the buildings he designed and built throughout his career. When Soleri was a student at Torino Politechnico, he worked on an assignment to draw architectural elements for Basilica di Massenzio built in ancient Rome. The building consists of vaults and apse to create a spacious architectural presence and still partially remains in the Roman Forum in the middle of the city to remind us its glory days.The building is also said to be used as a textbook for famous Renaissance greats such as Michalangelo, Brunelleschi, Bramante and others for their architectural practices. [Text and photos by ttmr]photo by Tomiaki TamuraSoleri obliged to the tradition set by the creative minds in the past, using the same design vocabulary (vault and apse), and translated them into a contemporary architectural context to provide us with unique spatial experiences. At Arcosanti, the vaults give us many opportunities to explore a various cultural possibilities.(Shown here is an Arcosanti regular Flam Chen Performance in the evening)photo by Tomiaki TamuraApse, a quater spherical form, has been also interpreted using modern building materials (concrete and steel) to add a new meaning to architectural expression and functionality in some of the Arcosanti bulidings.(Shown here is activities in the Arcosanti Ceramics Apse)last_img read more

Vodafone Spain has launched Palm a new category o

first_imgVodafone Spain has launched Palm, a new category of digital device the size of a credit card that the company says “combines the best features of connectivity of wearables and smartphones”.Vodafone said that Palm was the first product in a new ‘ultra-mobile’ category of device.Vodafone’s OneNumber offering allows subscribers to use Palm with a secondary SIM card, maintaining their phone number and enabling them to share the voice, SMS and data allowances of their current plan between devices.The company said the device was designed to be a companion device to mobile phones to enable users to remain always connected. It said the credit-card sized device could be mounted on a bicycle, worn like a pendant or carried in a small handbag.The Android device can be activated via Google’s voice assistant and controlled via touchpad gestures.last_img read more