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Friday, 3 February 2017

Interesting Technology Facts

On this photo a computer mainboard manufactured by Gigabyte is visible. It features different sockets, connectors, coolers, heatpipes, the mainboard battery, DDR memory ram slots and the processor socket.

If your picture was taken by the very first camera, you had to sit still for 8 hours.

The television took 13 years to reach an audience of 50 million.

The radio took 38 years to reach an audience of 50 million.

The iPod took 3 years to reach an audience of 50 million.

Alfred Southwick was the dentist that invented the electric chair.

In China, Skype is banned from the public.

The very first alarm clock could only ring at 4 am.

Bill Gates house was designed using a Macintosh Computer.

Google rents out goats to help cut down the weeds and brush at Google HQ.

The Apple 2 had a hard drive of only 5 megabytes in size when it was launched.

In 1964, Doug Engelbart created the first computer mouse from wood.

In 1868, Christopher Sholes invented the QWERTY keyboard.

The Apple Lisa was the first commercial computer released with a graphical user interface and a mouse.

One petabyte can hold up to 13,3 years of HD-TV video.

Since 2008, video games have outsold DVD’s each year.

In 2010, the US Air Force used 1760 PlayStation 3 consoles to build a supercomputer for the department of defense.

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The first 128-bit console on the market was the Sega Dreamcast.

Surgeons who grew up playing video games make 37 percent fewer mistakes.

Email has been around longer than the internet.

The very first domain name registered was

Amazon sells more eBooks than printed books. was previously known as

CompuServe was the first ever Internet Service Provider.

97 percent of people type in random words on Google just to check their spelling.

On average of about 60 billion emails are sent every day and 97 percent of those emails are spam.

There are over 35 billion Google searches every month.

The very first mobile phone call was made by an employee of Motorola.

Nokia was founded in 1965 and its primary business was manufacturing paper.

The design of the first iPhone was literally the shape of an apple.

About 20 percent of all youtube videos are music related.

Web sites such as twitter, youtube, and facebook are banned in China.

Facebook took 2 years to reach an audience of 50 million.

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