07.26.11

Your handy-dandy guide to touchscreen technology

Since the release of the Nintendo DS in 2004 (!), touchscreens have been an important element of handheld gaming. With the rise of smartphones and Apple’s iDevices as gaming platforms, and Sony’s Playstation Vita arriving this fall with the addition of a touchscreen, the technology is more prevalent than ever. But how do they work? Cricket Wireless explains the difference between capacitive, resistive, and infrared screens below.  

-Jon Irwin

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