Gizmodo reports on another act of geeky hackery on Apple hardware. This time round, another guy with far too much time on his hands (tm) has managed to subvert the sudden motion sensor found in new Power Books and get it to do other stuff: This isn’t something new for you to buy (sorry), but it’s so cool I had to share. Amit Singh patched into the six-axis motion sensor in the new Apple Powerbooks—originally designed to measure quick movements, like drops, and park the hard drive to prevent damage—and wrote a program that rotates the windows based on the orientation of the laptop to the ground. More info, with link here Useful? maybe, maybe not. But hey, who cares. It's cool.