Lasers, Fact and Fiction Revealed

The laser was developed in 1958, and since that time it really has been the target of many science fiction movies that use lasers to do everything from opening safes to destroying the world. Although it may be interesting to delve into…

Power Over Ethernet Facts

Power over Ethernet (PoE) injectors are devices used to supply power to network devices like wireless access points, network cameras, IP phones etc. through a network cable. In addition, if they are supplied with a UPS (Uninterruptible…

Ray Guns 101

Lasers are items that we may find commonplace but it was not all that long ago that it was not science; it was a matter of being science fiction. Laser is an acronym which stands for light amplification by the stimulation emission of…

Is the Cloud (More) Secure?

For all the research I've done for this article I'm convinced the Cloud is no more and no less secure than any other IT system. Why, you ask? There's a perception the Cloud is either "safer" or "more vulnerable" than internal networks.…

Common Uses of High Power Diode Lasers

There are certain technologies that have proven to be useful across a wide variety of applications. An example of this is high-power diode lasers. Although the laser itself has not changed much since its inception, different applications…

The Increasing Need for Micro Screws

What is the need for Micro Screws? With the rapid growth in technology has come the use of many electronic devices as standard in our daily lives. These devices are increasingly compact in design, becoming smaller, thinner and lighter as…