Tag Archives: Technology

Flying Saucers For Everybody!

Amazing marvels of tomorrow. Within ten years you may be commuting by plastic saucer, flying from your backyard. Saucer rises vertically, flies conventionally.

How To Talk On The Telephone

When using your telephone, hold the receiver close to your ear. The receiver is the end with the cord. Talk directly into the mouthpiece. Speak in a natural, clear voice. You do not have to shout. Speak as though the other person were in the same room.

3-D TV?

Here’s how you’d watch 3-D TV, using mechanical viewer with home receiver of conventional design. Two persons may use the twin-unit viewer at once.

It may be quite awhile before we get it – but experiments in stereo television are already under way.

Telephones Of Tomorrow

In the vintage informational ad by Bell Telephone System, Chip Martin, College Reporter, previews the telephones of tomorrow.

What Is Stereophonic Sound?

Stereophonic sound is a method of sound reproduction that creates an illusion of a multi-directional audible perspective. This effect is most often achieved by using two or more independent audio channels through a configuration of two or more loudspeakers.

From 1940 to 1970, the progress of stereophonic sound was slowed by the technical difficulties of recording and reproducing two or more channels in synchronization with one another. The economic and marketing issues of introducing new audio equipment. A stereo system cost roughly twice as much as a monophonic system.

Real Men Don’t Use Menus

I want to know how to use power commands.

In computing, a power command, or, keyboard shortcut, is a sequence or combination of keystrokes on a computer keyboard which invokes commands in software. Most keyboard shortcuts require the user to press a single key or a sequence of keys one after the other. Other keyboard shortcuts require pressing and holding several keys simultaneously.

I’m Going Shopping

And that’s final! But remember, shopping is a feeling.

Shopping is a warm feeling.

Shopping is a special feeling.

Shopping is satisfaction.

Or, you could just avoid all the crowds … 

… and do your shopping online.