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Old 06-06-2017, 11:02 AM   #26 (permalink)
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Old 06-06-2017, 11:03 AM   #27 (permalink)
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Easily bypassed by turning off GPS and Wifi when you get into your car. Isuppose if you BTto your car then it would need a workaround otherwise riding a skateboard, bicycle, Taxi or bus would trigger the response.

This would have to be an opt in item because there are far too many variables for it to have any accuracy in implementation.
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Easily bypassed by turning off GPS and Wifi when you get into your car. Isuppose if you BTto your car then it would need a workaround otherwise riding a skateboard, bicycle, Taxi or bus would trigger the response.

This would have to be an opt in item because there are far too many variables for it to have any accuracy in implementation.
I'm guessing it uses bluetooth connectivity to determine if you're in car, much like it's "find my car" feature
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Old 06-06-2017, 11:12 AM   #29 (permalink)
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I like it. I think we should leave the phones screwed to the walls again.
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Old 06-06-2017, 11:24 AM   #30 (permalink)
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People are going to keep pushing the distracted driving thing to the breaking point and make the dot GOV step in and over-protect everyone.
Given the fact that more and more cities issue tickets for distracted driving and/or use of a cell while driving it already on its way, and Id bet that most of the tickets given are to folks 35 yrs old and younger...

Of amusement is that while many cities in MT have cell regs and did it within the past 5-6 or so yrs...MT didn't have an open container law until 2006 and theres still counties that want exemptions added to the law so farmer Bill can drink his beer on the way home from the fields.
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Damn there's a lot of people on here that get butt hurt over what kind of phone other people use and love to tell everyone about it.
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Old 06-06-2017, 11:58 AM   #32 (permalink)
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Damn there's a lot of people on here that get butt hurt over what kind of phone other people use and love to tell everyone about it.
it's really funny how emotional people get over Apple/Android
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It won't prevent anything since most the dumbasses who look at their phones and drive will just disable it while they are driving, this will probably make it worse. Distracted driving should be the same or worse punishment than drunk driving since it's statistically more dangerous and causes more accidents and fatalities.
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it is just an option you can enable. Say you have kids, you turn it on, set the password to it and they cant be distracted by that.
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Old 06-06-2017, 12:19 PM   #35 (permalink)
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it is just an option you can enable. Say you have kids, you turn it on, set the password to it and they cant be distracted by that.
LOL and they just do a cold reset, and said password is gone.
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LOL and they just do a cold reset, and said password is gone.
When my kids get older they are getting flip phones..ha. Texting disabled.
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LOL and they just do a cold reset, and said password is gone.
actually that's one spot where apple has gotten it pretty right.

You can't simply restore a phone if password has been set.
It's more an anti theft thing than anything else.
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Old 06-06-2017, 12:52 PM   #40 (permalink)
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When my kids get older they are getting flip phones..ha. Texting disabled.
when my kid is old enough to have a phone that can call and text, he will also have a job so that he can pay for it.

at that point, it is on him to not use it while driving. like stated, it is easy to work around and pure bullshit that this was in response to a lawsuit
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Read the article. You have the ability to turn it off.
Read the article... Did not see that part.

So, not only is this a nanny feature, it is a stupid one. If you are going to actually use this "new feature," then you probably do not need it. It is a shame people cannot download a common sense app
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Read the article... Did not see that part.

So, not only is this a nanny feature, it is a stupid one. If you are going to actually use this "new feature," then you probably do not need it. It is a shame people cannot download a common sense app
but if you turn it on and it keeps you from using the phone while driving, is that not common sense?

lots of studies have shown the phones/social media/texting have an effect on our brains like that of drugs.
The phone dings and your brain wants to look at it.

remove the dings, no more desire to fuck with it.

a simple voluntary restriction that solves a problem, how is that not common sense?
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The sad thing about this is that the people who really need this feature installed will not use it. It's completely worthless unless a parent could activate it and it couldn't be unlocked by the user.
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but if you turn it on and it keeps you from using the phone while driving, is that not common sense?

lots of studies have shown the phones/social media/texting have an effect on our brains like that of drugs.
The phone dings and your brain wants to look at it.

remove the dings, no more desire to fuck with it.

a simple voluntary restriction that solves a problem, how is that not common sense?
Common sense tells you not to fuck with shit while you are driving... Phone, radio, gps, food, maps... But if you are already a good driver then you do not do this.

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Old 06-06-2017, 01:57 PM   #45 (permalink)
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Common sense tells you not to fuck with shit while you are driving... Phone, radio, gps, food, maps... But if you are already a good driver then you do not do this.
and as I stated, many studies have shown that phones are physically addicting, like drugs.

great that you and I have the willpower to put the fucking thing in the center console and leave it, how many 20 year olds do you think do?

it's a simple solution to a problem we all bitch about.
that's common sense.

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phones are literally replacing drugs.
You and I didn't grow up with them, the youth today has, they are addicted.
I don't understand why you're so adamantly opposed to a technological solution to a problem brought on by technology.
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If you are gonna make everything a padded room, I would rather all vehicles come standard with a breathalyzer.

You want to stop folks from using their phones while driving? Crank up the 6 point reckless driving tickets. They are 6 points and 500 or so bucks. Plus, they wreck your insurance. Those will wake folks up. No new law... Not app you can turn off.
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If you are gonna make everything a padded room, I would rather all vehicles come standard with a breathalyzer.

You want to stop folks from using their phones while driving? Crank up the 6 point reckless driving tickets. They are 6 points and 500 or so bucks. Plus, they wreck your insurance. Those will wake folks up. No new law... Not app you can turn off.
yeah, because drunk driving laws stop DUIs.


again, this is a VOLUNTARY solution to the problem.

for fucks sake you're butthurt about something you don't have to use.
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Read the article... Did not see that part.

So, not only is this a nanny feature, it is a stupid one. If you are going to actually use this "new feature," then you probably do not need it. It is a shame people cannot download a common sense app
IMO the blame should fall on the idiot using his phone while driving and the people that sued.
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Android has had a similar feature at least 5 years, but for some reason the fanbois think this should be news.
Not sure who was first, but Blackberry had some form of it back then too. I know my last Android phone had it built-in from the factory as of 5+ years ago.

It'd sure be funny if some obscure IP patent troll actually owns this and makes a mint off Apple (even more so if they only found out Apple is doing this via the "yay us" advertising all these years late to the party).
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yeah, because drunk driving laws stop DUIs.


again, this is a VOLUNTARY solution to the problem.

for fucks sake you're butthurt about something you don't have to use.
I am not butthurt about anything... I have had that feature for 4 years or so. I really do not care if you use the feature or not. Honestly, all it does is shift the reason for the accident. The dummy that rear ends you on the phone is gonna rear end you anyway because they were doing something else.
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