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    Well there's some good time for you: we only just got finished talking about what MEMS devices are, and how they enable your smartphone to do all the neat stuff it does, and now a MEMS component is back in the news, with that DigitalOptics part we told you about in a recent Nexus 5 rumor returning to our attention, and the announcement that it's finally going to appear on a handset – just not the Nexus 5. DigitalOptics got roped into that rumor when it was discovered that the Nexus 5 might use a Sony IMX719 sensor for its camera – while the DigitalOptics MEMS camera uses the same ...

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    Trying to keep on top of all that's happening in smartphones and tablets can mean being exposed to a whole lot of technical jargon. You need to appreciate the difference between A9 and A15 cores, or between HDMI and MHL. Recently, I noticed a term coming up in a couple different stories I was writing, and a quick look back through the Pocketnow archives reveals we've never really talked about it in any depth. Now's as good a time as any, so if you've been wondering what all the fuss about MEMS is, settle back and prepare to learn just what's going on here. The acronym MEMS stands for ...

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