iAlertU: anti theft software

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  1. elbert

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    Check out this video.

    It's a demo of iAlertU, which is a software that takes advantage of Apple's sudden motion sensor to simulate a car alarm.
     
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    Re: iAlertU

    astig!

    if i only have an MBP!
     
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    Hahaha! nice one!

    I think this can also be implemented with the powerbooks. If you noticed it uses the motion sensor of MPB which is also available with the latest powerbooks, for the remote I think you can use salling clicker or romeo to bind keys on your mobile phone to certain functions of the app. ;)
     
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    Re: iAlertU

    www.ialertu.com <-- For those who want to go directly to the source :) Definitely a great idea, if I can manage, I'll try to hack up a little powerbook counterpart if the author will not add support for us powerbook users.
     
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    merged threads.
     
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    Just tried it with my MBP. It worked when my son tried to sneak to use Photo Booth :) No more sneaking!!! :D
     
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    Re: iAlertU

    I just tried it with my 12" PB. No dice. And if you read the author's comments he states that it only works on the macbook pro and that he is working on a powerbook/ibook version.

    I know, I know, but I couldn't help but try it out anyway. I was hoping against hope that my PB was somehow unique and that it would work on my unit. hehehe
     
  10. maryannemoll

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    hey that's really cool!
     
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    If someone would like to steal the Macbook Pro with iAlertU, couldn't he just close the lid to make the MBP sleep?
     
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    Please read the info in the developer's site. That scenario was addressed.
     
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    trying it now... quite neat but the 10 min demo period seems kinda short. pretty interesting product though.
     
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    does anyone still have the first version of the app? the new update does not work with the macbook. pls send file to my email [email protected]
     
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    is this a free software?
     
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    if its a demo , then i think it's not...
     
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    Re: iAlertU

    Will it work on Macbook?
     
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    Yes it will.
     
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    cool trick ! ! !
     

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