1. friskies64's Avatar
    I just got a speaker dock for my iPhone a couple days ago. I was wondering if there was some jailbreak tweak to add something like exhibition mode on webOS devices. I liked having my agenda displayed on my Pre 2 on the charger automatically to see it when I woke up. It would be nice to have a similar feature for iPhones that are docked. Does this exist yet?
    07-29-2012 12:21 PM
  2. sherlock's Avatar
    Not sure what "exhibition mode" is. Can you explain it?
    07-29-2012 06:24 PM
  3. friskies64's Avatar
    Not sure what "exhibition mode" is. Can you explain it?
    When a webOS 2+ device is put on a Touchsotne wireless charger, exhibition mode turns on. It allows certain things to be shown on the screen while charging such as a large clock, agenda, photo slideshow, etc. webOS Exhibition Mode Hands-on Preview
    07-29-2012 08:38 PM
  4. Superjudge's Avatar
    I don't know of any exhibition type mode for iOS. There is a app called Dock made by Inglorious Apps which might sound familiar to you if you were a webOS fan. The iOS app is coded using Enyo. You have to launch the app when you put the phone on a dock so it doesn't automatically go int e Hinton mode. I don't see that it has anything that will display your calendar though.

    I just sent the developer a question about whether an update might come that would show your calendar.
    Last edited by nod_scene; 07-29-2012 at 11:44 PM.
    07-29-2012 11:36 PM
  5. friskies64's Avatar
    Can an iPhone detect whether it is in a dock or plugged into a regular charger?
    07-30-2012 12:54 AM
  6. Superjudge's Avatar
    Can an iPhone detect whether it is in a dock or plugged into a regular charger?
    Yes because of the 30 pin connector allows communication between peripherals and the iPhone. That's why you can plug your iPhone into a dock and play music through external speakers or play a video on another device via the hdmi adapter. I have a dock alarm clock that plays my alarm through speakers and allows me to control radio via the iPhone. That functionality doesn't exist with just a charger.
    07-30-2012 02:09 AM
  7. friskies64's Avatar
    Yes because of the 30 pin connector allows communication between peripherals and the iPhone. That's why you can plug your iPhone into a dock and play music through external speakers or play a video on another device via the hdmi adapter. I have a dock alarm clock that plays my alarm through speakers and allows me to control radio via the iPhone. That functionality doesn't exist with just a charger.
    So theoretically someone who understands all of the iOS programming jazz (obviously not me ) could write a jailbreak tweak to enable something similar to this functionality when an iPhone is docked? This is one thing I really miss from webOS (another being just type). I know it probably won't be quite as elegant, but the functionality would be there.
    07-31-2012 02:32 AM
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