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New Game: What is this item?

Let’s play a game. I think this will be fun. So, a couple of years ago I had the duty of organizing the physics demo room (well, “demo” is maybe not the best term). This room is quite large and there is a whole bunch of stuff in here, some of the items are very…

Kindle vs. iPad in the Sun

There is this commercial that has been coming on lately showing some people reading the Kindle at the beach. Why is this a selling point? It has to do with the way the Kindle works compared to something like the iPad. I would take a picture, but I have neither of these devices. Instead, I…

You see in my experimental determination of the location of the accelerometer in an iPod, I used two different iPhone apps. Let me briefly mention some of the free iPhone apps that give you acceleration data. AccelGraph: This is one of the apps I actually used. What do I like about it? Well, it can…

There are several free iPhone-iPod Touch apps that let you look at the acceleration of the device using the built in accelerometer. I was planning on reviewing some of these free apps, but I didn’t. When I started playing around with them, it was clear that I needed some way to make a constant acceleration.…

iPhone in a rocket

My brother found this, but he is too afraid of the internet to post something in the comments on my previous post about acceleration and the iphone. It turns out that this too awesome to just be in a comment. It deserves its own note. Anyway, I was looking for acceleration data from the iPhone…