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Kate Middleton and Prince William’s Canada tour: Canada sets etiquette rules for meeting the royals

Canada has issued a guideline for the Duke and Duchess’ visit in the country.

Kate Middleton, Prince William and children arrive in Canada for royal tour

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, and their two adorable children, George and Charlotte, landed in Canada this Saturday, September 24.

Kate Middleton and Prince William’s Canada tour itinerary revealed

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, and their two children have started their official Canadian tour today.

Kate Middleton voted UK’s most influential fashion icon

The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, is no stranger to fashion, elegance and high class.

Pippa Middleton talks fiancé, new cook food, being labeled a ‘party girl’

In a rare interview, Pippa opened up about her new book, her fiancé and the difficulties of being Duchess Kate’s sister.

Kate Middleton and Prince William’s Canada tour: Canada sets etiquette rules for meeting the royals
Kate Middleton, Prince William and children arrive in Canada for royal tour
Kate Middleton and Prince William’s Canada tour itinerary revealed
Kate Middleton voted UK’s most influential fashion icon
Pippa Middleton talks fiancé, new cook food, being labeled a ‘party girl’

How a phone accelerometer works (VIDEO)

by Julia
May 23, 2012 at 1:30 pm

Undoubtedly one of the most important parts of smartphones and tablets is the accelerometer chip.

Smartphones launched in the last few years are equipped with accelerometers, some even with gyroscopes. By their means our devices know when to rotate the screen image. But how do they work?

Professor Bill Hammack from the University of Illinois, aka The Engineer Guy, has a series of videos that explain in detail how these technologies work. In a video posted on Youtube he explains how the accelerometer works.

Essentially, in every accelerometer, you have these springs made out of silicon, which oscillate back and forth between contact points.

When they move according to the force of gravity, those contact points can measure the charging and figure out which way the iPhone is pointing and how it’s moving.

Hammack believes that such a technology is one of the most awesome parts of a smartphone.

What do you think? What is your gossip?

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