Tech news tagged ‘wireless comms’

Poll: Wireless Comms == Always On?

It is always slightly disconcerting to find your viewpoint in a small minority, especially when it seems so logical and reasonable… But that’s where I find myself over the handling of wireless Net access at home, following a rather random sample of the office…

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Weird & Wireless: Microsoft versus Apple

Welcome again to the wonderful but sometimes weird world of wireless comms, written by Joel Young, CTO of Digi International.Did the world’s axial tilt just change?As far as I know and after surveying the world’s top scientists, there is no evidence of any kind of recent…

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Weird & Wireless: Practical use of wireless power over 10 feet

Welcome again to the wonderful but sometimes weird world of wireless comms, written by Joel Young, CTO of Digi International.So all of Tesla’s work was cool, but how about a practical use of wireless power for say 10 to 20 feet?Okay – well I acknowledge that, as cool…

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Weird & Wireless: Signals getting weaker in free space

Welcome again to the wonderful but sometimes weird world of wireless comms, written by Joel Young, CTO of Digi InternationalI get the inverse square law, but how does frequency factor into the mix when it comes to a signal getting weaker in free space?In a previous blog we discussed…

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Weird & Wireless: Does unplugging all your wall-warts really matter?

Welcome again to the wonderful but sometimes weird world of wireless comms, written by Joel Young, CTO of Digi InternationalIn the spirit of green, there has been a lot of talk lately about the need to unplug all those unused wall-warts (also known as those little black transformers that…

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Weird & Wireless: How did we end up with a kilowatt-hour?

Welcome again to the wonderful but sometimes weird world of wireless comms, written by Joel Young, CTO of Digi InternationalHow did we ever end up with something called a kilowatt-hour? The kilowatt-hour has always been, at least for me, one of the more puzzling of all the units…

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Weird & Wireless: Do microwave ovens cause cancer?

Welcome to a new series of posts on Electro-ramblings concerning the wonderful but sometimes weird world of wireless comms, written by Joel Young, CTO of Digi InternationalUnfortunately, I’m not a cancer expert and I believe that there are things in this world that we may not think cause…

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