HAN, LAN, WLAN: Which Computer Network Do You Need?

The computer network concept typically has non-IT people totally confused. The jargon is odd enough without the realization that your small business actually needs a network now. When you look up "computer network installation," you often end up with over a dozen acronyms all ending in -AN, which is even more confusing. How do you know which computer network you need for your small business? Here is how to tell: Read More 

Two Types Of PCBs And How To Control Their Related Health Concerns

The problem with acronyms and abbreviations is that they often confuse search engines. Take PCB, for example. PCB is short for BOTH "printed circuit board" and "polychlorinated biphenyl". While both of these PCBs have important uses, their health hazards and hazardous waste matter too. Thankfully, the EPA has methods for controlling both PCBs and their related hazards, and it starts with you, the consumer. Polychlorinated Biphenyl This chemical has spent a long time in the plastics industry. Read More 

Are You Selecting An Online Trading Terminal? What Factors You Should Consider When Picking One

An online trading terminal goes by many names, including a trading platform or a stock buying website. Many stock buying brokers and firms have set up online trading terminals so customers can buy and trade stocks throughout the day without needing the assistance of a broker. However, not every online trading terminal is the same. If you are looking to select one so you can trade stocks online, here are a few of the factors you should consider. Read More 

Brrrrrr-Ing! On The Phone System Options And Get Ready To Communicate!

Business phone systems now have so many options. Sixty years ago, all you could do was receive calls and transfer them to another department, and you needed a receptionist to do that. Now, you have a multitude of options to communicate with consumers and clients. Phone Relay System Sans Voicemail This is a phone system that picks up by the third ring and sends the call where the customer/client wants it to go. Read More 

3 Tips For Improving The Accuracy Of Your Piezo Scanner

Many manufacturing processes require accurate measurements on a three-dimensional scale. These measurements are best taken with a highly technical piece of equipment known as a piezo scanner. If you rely on the piezo stages to complete manufacturing processes on a daily basis, the accuracy of the measurements provided by your scanner is important. Here are three things that you can do to improve the accuracy of your piezo scanner readings in the future: Read More