Here's A Breakdown Of How A Smartphone Tracks Your Location

Feb 3, 2015
Just about everyone owns a smartphone these days, and they're full of wonderful capabilities. From downloadable games to GPS, these phones have it all. But people often wonder exactly how smartphones are able to pinpoint their exact location.

TED-Ed invites Wilton L. Virgo to give a lesson on the technology behind the smartphone. Virgo goes through the ins and outs of satellites, atomic clocks, and a great deal of physics all work together to create an accurate geolocation in smartphones. The information is incredibly fascinating.
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