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The Complete Guide to Touch Screens

Touch screenTouch screens have been around for years, but it wasn't until the arrival of the iPhone that touch screens became widely popular and easy to use. Today touch screens are used in everything from smartphones and tablets to laptops and desktop PCs, and having a "touch enabled" interface is a major selling point for third-party applications. Because they can be configured dynamically and contain no moving parts, they are seen as more versatile and reliable than traditional keypads.

This guide takes a look at a range of touch screen devices including GPS units, smartphones, netbooks and laptops, as well as investigating how they can be repaired and other troubleshooting advice.

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