Dear Astonished Jim in Arkansas, Touch guy is about to go on vacation, so thank you for an easy question! As I’m sure you know, the iPhone uses projected capacitive technology and one of the main benefits of this technology is that it will “last forever.” Touch Guy did not really mean that you could … Continue reading »
What’s the difference between resistive multi-touch and projected capacitive multi-touch and why would someone choose one over the other?
– Mike Zimmerman, South Carolina
Dear Mike: I am the long-time cheerleader for projected capacitive touch technology, so my answer may be biased, but here it is: If you are a mechanic using a touch screen to fill out an overpriced car repair estimate, you should use resistive multi-touch touch screens (MARS); everyone else should use projected capacitive multi-touch technology … Continue reading »