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i couldnt find a thread that explains exactly what it was... is it hardware or software...
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hardware. I think its a type of accelerometer.
 
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so my phone wouldnt have it then.. doesnt the camera have some kinda sensor like it in it?
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hardware. I think its a type of accelerometer.
As far as I know it IS an accelerometer. Same thing I would say. Don't have much knowledge, but it's basically the same technology the iPhone uses. It can detect how you're holding your phone. Yes, you could use your front camera on your phone as a accelerometer and it's been asked before, but no one attempted to do so since it would consume too much battery.
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As far as I know it IS an accelerometer. Same thing I would say. Don't have much knowledge, but it's basically the same technology the iPhone uses. It can detect how you're holding your phone. Yes, you could use your front camera on your phone as a accelerometer and it's been asked before, but no one attempted to do so since it would consume too much battery.
yea i wasn't really sure if it differed from an accelerometer. I used google and wikipedia and i couldn't find anything on G-sensor, and I didn't find G-sensor under the accelerometer wikipedia entry.

but yea, basically the technology that iPhone uses.
 
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its an accelerometer which is hardware to do what the iphone does where when u turn it to its side its screen also changes to the sideways orientation.

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It detects which way the phone is facing and can detect acceleration in 3 axis.

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