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05.22.12
Engineer Guy shows how a phone accelerometer works, knows what's up and sideways (video)
05.22.12

Engineer Guy shows how a phone accelerometer works, knows what's up and sideways (video)

We love finding out how things work, and arguably one of the most important parts of the smartphon...

By J. Fingas,   05.22.12
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03.01.12
Gyroscope manufacturers benefit as iPhone, iPad sales soar
03.01.12

Gyroscope manufacturers benefit as iPhone, iPad sales soar

Apple isn't the only company reaping the benefits of increased sales of the iPhone and iPad. IHS i...

By S. Sande,   03.01.12
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01.29.12
Purdue University creates 'bass' powered medical implant, knows where it hertz
01.29.12

Purdue University creates 'bass' powered medical implant, knows where it hertz

We've seen all kinds of medical implants over the years, but none that had a musical preference --...

By J. Trew,   01.29.12
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01.26.12
Qualcomm buys Pixtronix to make for better Mirasol displays?
01.26.12

Qualcomm buys Pixtronix to make for better Mirasol displays?

Qualcomm's whipped out some flipping great wadges of cash in order to snap up Pixtronix for its Per...

By D. Cooper,   01.26.12
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12.25.11
IMEC working with holograms, mirrored pixels to prevent 3D movie headaches
12.25.11

IMEC working with holograms, mirrored pixels to prevent 3D movie headaches

Let's face it, 3D movies are amazing but there are times when you'll walk away with a killer head...

By C. Barylick,   12.25.11
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10.07.11
Knowles Electronics Mems Joystick for Samsung Galaxy Tab, Nintendo 3DS hands-on (video)
10.07.11

Knowles Electronics Mems Joystick for Samsung Galaxy Tab, Nintendo 3DS hands-on (video)

With gaming on tablets, the visual experience is often top-notch, but the controls are unfamiliar...

By Z. Honig,   10.07.11
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05.02.11
Apple is world's second-largest buyer of accelerometers, gyroscopes, microphones
05.02.11

Apple is world's second-largest buyer of accelerometers, gyroscopes, microphones

The popularity of Apple's iOS devices propelled the manufacturer to the top of the consumer micro...

By K. Hodgkins,   05.02.11
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02.23.11
Green Goose sensors monitor your life, you earn experience points (update)
02.23.11

Green Goose sensors monitor your life, you earn experience points (update)

We're pretty certain that once embedded wireless sensors catch on, they'll pervade every aspect of...

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01.02.11
Qualcomm lays down $1 billion for new Mirasol plant in Taiwan, catering small and medium devices
01.02.11

Qualcomm lays down $1 billion for new Mirasol plant in Taiwan, catering small and medium devices

Good news, digital bookworms! After months of rumoring, Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs has j...

By R. Lai,   01.02.11
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