We’ve seen a number of different styli for the iPad and other touchscreen tablets. Most recently we did a video review of the LunaTik Touch Pen. (Read and watch it here) Unlike initial tablet styli that were… styli, the Touch Pen doubles as both a stylus and an ink pen. Better still, it switches from one to theRead more
If you have heard of Corning Incorporated, it might have been for CorningWare, Corelle or Pyrex dishes in the past; perhaps for the glass on that big screen TV; or even as the ones behind Verizon’s FTTH (Fiber to the Home) initiative; or possibly you knew it was behind the catalytic converter in your car; or maybe you know about
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I love Wicked Lasers because they make some of the coolest lasers known to man. Well, their new laser, the S3 Spyder Arctic, looks a little too much like the design of the lightsaber if you ask Lucasfilms, so they decided they needed to send Wicked Lasers a nice little cease and desist letter.
Via cnet news.
A post over on cnet News caught my eye this morning because it celebrated the 50th birthday of the LASER. The article begins
Fifty years ago Saturday, a Hughes Labs researcher named Theodore Maiman changed the world.
That day, Maiman became the first person on Earth to build a working laser, something that colleagues at a
I am not sure exactly why, but lasers fascinate me. Maybe I’ve watched too many Jedi movies over the years or maybe it’s a by-product of the times in which I grew up, but lasers, and the idea of what some of them are capable of doing, give me a thrill. Wicked Lasers, a company that was recognized in
Back in late June Judie reviewed the SKYlasers 125mW green laser pointer, providing a fun look at some of the interesting things you can do with a laser such as that. Soon thereafter, TechLasers provided us with one of their 95mW Infinity II 532nm Green Laser Pointers to evaluate for review. Judie also sent me the SKYlasers pointer, soRead more
Not long after I received this rather benign looking kit containing a 125mW Green Laser Pointer and a pair of Laser Protective Goggles from SKYlasers, I started really paying attention to all of the reports regarding people with lasers – red and the stronger green, interfering with pilots flying passenger airplanes. In February 2009, there were already 148 reported incidents
Sure we’ve all seen laser pointers; they are a favorite for playing tricks on people, playing with your pets at home and even for pointing out details during a presentation. However, not all laser pointers are created as equals, and I am here to say that Wicked Lasers have NO parallel in the laser pointer arena. Wicked Lasers are hugeRead more
[Ed. Note: If you have one, be responsible when you play with your laser. Joe has passed on these articles that show what can happen when you are having some "innocent" laser fun.]
Powerful lasers, a thing that only used to be found in sci-fi movies and TV shows and in the arsenal of the military. Who would have known