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iHome Forces Droid into Dock Mode

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Trident, Feb 15, 2010.

  1. Trident

    Trident Well-Known Member
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    When you place your Droid in the dock, the dock home screen automatically appears. I noticed recently that when I sit my Droid on top of my iHome (yes, I have an iPod), the dock home screen appears as if I had just placed it into my dock. For some reason or another, the iHome is forcing my Droid into dock mode. Any ideas as to why this happens? Also, can anyone reproduce this?
     

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  2. Fabolous

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    There's a magnet triggering it.
     
  3. Trident

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    Thanks, Fabolous. I thought it was something to do with a magnet but wasn't sure.
     
  4. barry99705

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    I'm pretty sure the newer iHome's use magnets to hold the iPod/Phone adapters in place.
     
  5. brettlewis

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    What would happen if you brought your phone near the super hadron collider? would it go into mega dock mode?
     
  6. tsaunders

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    Yes...

    And that is when Android takes over.
     
  7. alostpacket

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  8. MisterEff

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    When I set my droid on my laptop right by the touchpad it goes into dock mode. I keep it there sometimes because it is sweet haha
     
  9. gozmon

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    I modded my iHome for my Droid...
    Droid dock construction
     
  10. Corinacakes

    Corinacakes Well-Known Member
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    wow that's awesome gozmon...i'm going to share that in the other forum i go to :D
     
  11. gozmon

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    Great! Spread the word and have fun.
     

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