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What mobile device component detects pitch, roll, and yaw of the device?

A) Capacitive touchscreen

B) Gyroscope

C) Accelerometer

D) Stylus

E) Global positioning system receiver

F) It’s especially useful on a boat

The answer: B) Gyroscope

Gyroscopes provide a way to have multi-axis motion sensing on our mobile devices.

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