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The beautiful anodized aluminum finish on many Apple products keeps them from corrosion, provides a hard and (mostly) scratch resistant surface, and even -- in the case of the iPod nano and shuffle -- a beautiful color tint. But have you ever wondered about the process of anodizing? To give you...

May 29th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Sure, we've explained to you why sensor size matters in a digital camera, but maybe you need to take it back a bit. Maybe, you're not entirely sure how those sensors work in the first place. Well, Bill Hammack, better known as The Engineer Guy, is here to help. After breaking down LCDs and hard dr...

May 16th 2012 at 7:37pm 0 Comments
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We don't know about you, but we generally don't give much thought to our hard drives or how they work. And that's a shame because, as you'll find out in the video after the break, they're veritable miracles of modern science. Bill Hammack, also known as Engineer Guy, takes us on a detailed tour o...

June 9th 2011 at 10:13am 0 Comments