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What is a Communications Engineering

Communications engineering is a disparate array of technological disciplines brought together under one all-encompassing banner. The disciplines considered to be part of a communication engineer’s skill set include telecommunications, mobile phone networks and Internet maintenance (but are by no means limited to those examples). As we wrote earlier this month, any technology that aids in […]

What Does Two Way Radio Mean?

A two way radio is one that can transmit and receive. It is also called a transceiver. The two way radio definition encompasses most of the wireless or cellular systems. Portable devices which use the two way radio system are called walkie talkies or handie-talkies. The transmitter on a two way radio device is turned […]

Do Bluetooth Earpieces Cause Cancer?

The old adage that ‘mobile phone emissions can cause cancer’ is a commonly held belief that doesn’t actually have a huge amount of evidence behind it. Nevertheless, a lot of people genuinely believe that they can/will develop cancer after extensive use of a mobile phone. Amazingly, this does little or nothing to deter these very […]

A Martian Tribute

Professor Steve Squyres of New York’s Cornell University has named a beautiful piece of Martian landscape after his recently departed friend and colleague, the British scientist Colin Pillinger. Squyres, who leads the team in charge of NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover, felt that naming a portion of the red planet in honour of his friend would […]

What Is a Couplant?

This article is posted with the faithful permission of headset.co.uk, that is the original site. please get permission from that website before reposting this editorial. A couplant is a material that serves as a medium for the transmission of sound waves. Usually, couplant gel is a form of water-based substance, or a paste composed of […]

Google Robots in the Pipeline (No, Really)

Google has officially announced that it has acquired seven robotics companies in the last six months, with the ultimate aim of creating a Google robot. As far-fetched as it might sound, the firm’s takeover of companies like ‘Bot & Dolly’, ‘Industrial Perception’, ‘Autofuss’ and ‘Redwood Robotics’ is a clear sign that Google has big plans […]

Nintendo 3ds: The future is now?

I have a Nintendo DS. I suppose its maybe a bit passé by current standards, with the Wii, the PSP and what-have-you out on the market, but for me it picked up where my Gameboy Advance left off, which picked off where my original Gameboy did. It works well, the games are great and the […]

What PC Tablets Work with Microsoft Office?

Asked by Donnie from Dover I’m an Apple man myself, but I can certainly give you a broad overview of the best tablet PCs that are currently running Windows 8. Call it my gift to the underprivileged (JOKE!) The Microsoft Surface is the obvious (and easy!) option to mention first. Upon its initial release, this […]