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Touching on Drones

I had a very interesting question today from an individual curious about drone technology, specifically why drone technology and camera technology used difference transmissions for their wireless applications. The answer is relatively simple. Power. Drones use Radio frequencies to transmit between themselves and home base. Radio frequencies have some pretty lofty power requirements, and while […]

4K – What You Need To Know

There’s this “new” technology out there right now called 4K. The resolution itself has actually been out for quite a while, it simply hadn’t made it’s way into the public’s hands until very recently. In an earlier post we talked a little bit about camera quality, and how while many monitors and DVRs are capable […]

The History of Locks

So. We’re gonna start here, because it makes the most sense to start at the beginning. Note to the reader: This topic is huge. Massive even. I’m going to do this in parts, or no one would see me for about a month.  While we should note that the earliest example of a lock and […]

The Heirarchy in My House

  So. There are some nights you just don’t sleep that well. Looks a lot like this; 11:30 pm 12:00 am 12:15 am 12:20 am 12:12 am I think we can agree, that’s pretty normal. Eventually sleep just kind of takes over. Unless, of course you have an animal. 12:30 am 12:35 am Yep. That’s […]

Sidewinder

Cutting house keys isn’t complicated. Really, for the most part it’s all about knowing your blanks. Once you’re comfortable with identifying what you’re trying to cut, the rest is just keeping your key cutter aligned.   This is where I normally go into my rant about automatic cutting machines, but really those machines drive so […]