Tag Archives: Smart Phones

What is a dual screen smartphone?

Most of us use smartphones that sport dual features such as two cameras, two flashes and two SIM sockets. Some manufacturers also make phones with two glass layers for encasing the device. However, one manufacturer has literally followed the adage – two heads are better than one – and produced a smartphone with two screens. The world's first dual screen phone – YotaPhone 2 – Is a product of the Russian company, YotaPhone. While the primary display measures 5.0 inches and is an AMOLED display Read more [...]

MCUs: Interesting things happen within smart phones and tablets

Cell phones and tablets have several interesting things within them such as touch-screens, cameras, gesture sensors, USB interfacing, battery charge monitoring, and many others. Most of these individual functions need tiny components called micro-controller units or MCUs. Of course, additional components are also required such as ADC or Analog to Digital Converters, PWM or Pulse Width Modulators, LCDs or Liquid Crystal Displays and capacitive touch screen interfaces. The role of MCUs in modern Read more [...]