A little-known curiosity is the option to make an emergency call even with the out-of-area or cell with the keypad locked. Psychologist, Thais de Macedo, 27 years, has tested and approved the Tip: “I had no idea of this function.
THEFTS AND ROBBERIES
Already the Marian University Mary Bard, 21 years, tested another trick: enter “* # 06 #” and turned it on. With this code, she discovered the s/n of the product, as is usually required by operators when the user asks for the phone lock after thefts or robberies: “I think this information should be better publicized to emergencies”, it is claimed.
The Lucas test Lopes, University, also 21, was a bit more challenging. There are the following ‘ urban legend ‘: If the car opens only with remote control and the driver are forgotten the device at home, just ask, by phone call, that a person press the button on the other end of the line. The driver approaches the car’s 30 cm cell and the doors must be unlocked. The University assesses the ‘ trick ‘: ‘ tried but failed to open ”
Functions are useful in time of tightening, but it takes care
IN ADDITION TO THE APPLIANCE
The tricks earn, for specialists, a new name: easter eggs (Easter eggs, in the English translation). According to Marcelo Barba, Director of Veus Technology, can be fun to discover the many possibilities of the cell phone.
IPhone devices, for example, are the target of those who want to customize the system itself, says Ramirez Lavor Snap Computing Analyst: “programs like Jailbreak and Cydia allow unlocking of iPhones, offering new tools and, until recently, were illegal”.
For Chang, the Agency new elements, the ‘ easter eggs ‘ should be used with caution. If harm permanently, may be required total restoration. He warns: “in this case, the service will only be made by the manufacturer”.
WHO DOES TRICKS?
These ‘ tricks ‘, says Chang, are functions of system developed by their own manufacturers. However, Ramirez Lavor points out: “everything is not always revealed. Therefore, the information is passed to an employee or former employee to the general public. When falls in forums and social networks, users begin to test and explore the tricks, “she says.
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