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Laser Technology

December 15, 2005 EST | General

Laser technology is used in almost every scope of life, from the miniscule lasers in CD players to the lasers used to scan groceries in the checkout line to the massive lasers in aeronautics design. The discovery of laser technology...

Overcoming frustration with technology

August 04, 2005 EST | General

For whatever reason, when we get a new boost in productivity, whether that be from a tool, technology or technique...we quickly forget how much more efficient it's made us. It's human nature. It's like the commuter who gets angry about...

Solar energy

July 21, 2005 EST | General

One of the difficulties that solar and renewable energy have faced in the past is that it requires people to learn about it. People are busy and they are also reluctant to change and learn. It is much easier to...

How to recover lost digital images

July 05, 2005 EST | General

Image Recall 3 http://www.deprice.com/imagerecall.htm Lost your digital images? DON'T PANIC! New ImageRecall Version 3 recovers more formats than any other image recovery software - including camera RAW files. Its powerful data recovery engine recovers all popular image, audio, video, and...

Why condition your boiler water?

June 27, 2005 EST | General

A boiler is used for generating steam. It does this by heating water to its boiling point, after which steam will evaporate from it. When you boil a kettle of water, you will shut off the fire or electric power...

What is crystal? How to test it?

June 23, 2005 EST | General

Crystal are use to keep the frequency of the clock from drifting. If the signal from this clock stops, or is weak, or the pulses begin to vary, the electronic equipments might show intermittent faults or might stop altogether. The...

Digital radio

June 18, 2005 EST | General

First there was digital television, called "the latest breakthrough in television." Now, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has moved a step closer to bringing digital radio to millions of Americans. What is Digital Radio? Digital radio is the transmission and...

The DivX Media Format

June 16, 2005 EST | General

The DivX® video phenomenon has always been about something larger than “just a video codec.” The DivX® Media Format marks a big step toward making this vision a reality. Offering a complete home entertainment experience with an improved video codec...

Commerce Secretary issues call for nominations for nation’s highest honor in technological innovation

June 02, 2005 EST | General

Commerce Secretary Don Evans today issued the Call for Nominations for the 2006 National Medal of Technology awards, the nation’s highest honor awarded by the President to America’s leading technological innovators. Through the National Medal of Technology, the President recognizes...

A technical introduction to audio cables

May 27, 2005 EST | General

One of the most common questions asked by consumers faced with purchasing cables for their audio or home theater system is, “What is so important about cables anyway?” They can cost as much or more than some of the hardware...

How does GPS work

May 17, 2005 EST | General

If you've been confounded by all the technical jargon andhype surrounding GPS, confusing what's turning out to be avery useful tool, allow me to shed a little light on yourroadmap to deciding whether or not this technology is foryou! Originally...