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How to See the First iPhone App You Ever Installed

The iPhone has been around since 2007, and the App Store nearly as long. Even if you haven’t used an iPhone that long, you’ve probably racked up tons of app downloads. Which one was the first? Read More

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Every Game Microsoft Ever Included in Windows, Ranked

Over the past 36 years, Microsoft has included over a dozen different games with its Windows releases (depending on how you count.) We took a look through history and ranked them, worst-to-best. Which game would you rank as number one? … Continue reading

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The End Of iPod: Apple Suddenly Announces Surprise Cancellation Of iPod Touch

May 10th 2022. Apple has today announced that the days of the iPod are over. There’s only one iPod available to buy these days, and that’s the iPod touch. It means that this last iPod will only be available “while … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between the Deep Web and the Dark Web?

The “Deep Web” and “Dark Web” both sound intimidating, but that doesn’t mean they’re the same thing. While they’re related, knowing the difference can keep you safe from dangerous places on the internet and make you a hit at parties. … Continue reading

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What Does the “i” in iPhone Stand For?

Mysterious lowercase “i” names reign in some of Apple’s product lines: iMac, iPad, iPod, and more—including the famous iPhone. But what does the “i” in “iPhone” mean? We’ll dig into the history to find out. The “i” Stands for Internet—Kinda … Continue reading

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Why is Android named “Android”?

Since its debut in 2008, Google’s Android operating system has become a household name. The name “Android” has a fun, techy vibe that perfectly matches the nature of an open-source OS. Where did that name come from? A Brief History … Continue reading

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On this day in history January 6th.

1838 Samuel Morse unveils the telegraph, revolutionizing communication On January 6, 1838, Samuel Morse’s telegraph system is demonstrated for the first time at the Speedwell Iron Works in Morristown, New Jersey. The telegraph, a device which used electric impulses to … Continue reading

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The Microprocessor Is 50: Celebrating the Intel 4004

On November 15, 1971, Intel publicly debuted the first commercial single-chip microprocessor, the Intel 4004, with an advertisement in Electronic News. Fifty years later, here’s a look at its legacy—and how the 4004 stacks up against a modern Intel powerhouse. Continue reading

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On This Day In History, 2001 Windows XP

On This Day in History. October 25th, 2001: Windows XP, one of the most popular and widely used versions ofthe Microsoft Windows operating system, was released for retail sale.<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_XP&gt;

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Vintage Electronics Store

Just watched an interesting video in Youtube. This is a large store that sells loads of new old stock computer and electronics items. Looks like somewhere I want to visit, one day. This is located in Kenosha, Wisconsin. That is … Continue reading

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