How it Works: Touch Screen Phones

Lots of us carry groovy Smartphones around. Most of us haven’t even the foggiest how they work. Have you ever pondered how that clever touch screen worked? Had you realised that some touch screen phones even work when you’re wearing gloves?

Well ponder no more, thanks to Guru you can now impress (and bore) your mates by explaining to them the secrets behind a modern phone! This straightforward infographic will satisfy the inner geek…

How Does a Touchscreen Phone Work?


Article by Stuart Farrimond

May 23, 2011

Doctor Stu is editor of Guru Magazine. He originally trained as a medical doctor before deciding to branch out into lecturing, writing, editing and science communication. He drinks far too much coffee, eats lots of ice cream and has a bizarre love of keeping fit.
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