Your smartphone knows which way is up, how to orient your screen, and can even sense its speed–but how? In this video, we take a peek inside your phone to see how the accelerometer works.
Courtesy of the Engineer Guy, Bill Hammack, we get an fascinating look at not just how the accelertometer in a smartphone works, but the process by which they are manufactured.
Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on Google+ if you'd like.
- Published 05/23/12