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Trivia Computers and Technology Trivia

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by meowzkingz, Apr 13, 2015.

  1. Bill Gates and other investors have secured a "doomsday seed vault" that contains Earth's life in case of apocalypse.

    64 billion messages are sent through WhatsApp every day.

    One can control the volume of a ÿôutubê video by using the up and down arrows on the keyboard.

    Every citizen of Finland has the right to an internet connection.

    The origin of the term 'Wiki' comes from the Hawaiian word wikiwiki which means quick or informal.

    The United Nations declared the Internet a basic human right in 2011.

    Using your phone while it's charging can damage the battery - This is why the cords for chargers are so short.

    Whenever a ÿôutubê video is buffering or is paused, one can play a game of 'Snake' by hitting the Up arrow on the keyboard!

    If you'd like to download a ÿôutubê video, just add "ss" to the URL between www. and ÿôutubê.com!

    Turning on airplane mode while playing games on your iPhone will prevent ads from popping up.

    According to IBM, computers will be able to touch, see, hear, taste and smell by the year 2018.

    The "@" sign was almost eliminated from the keyboard until it was used to send the first email in 1971.

    It would take 1,000,000 human brains to store all of the information that can be found on the internet.

    LOL used to mean "Lots of Love" before meaning "Laugh Out Loud" when used on the internet.

    "Facebook Addiction Disorder" is a new mental disorder identified by Psychologists.

    If you search for 'Google Gravity' and press 'I'm Feeling Lucky' the page will fall apart.

    Getting only 5 or less hours of sleep doubles your chances of heart attack. Turning off your TV and computer at night can benefit you.

    Laptop computers are 30% more likely to fail than desktop computers simply because they get bumped around a lot more.

    Facebook, ÿôutubê, and Twitter have all been blocked in China.

    My wife and I took out life insurance policies on each other. So now it's just a waiting game.
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    Google owns a "secret" lab called "Google X" where they are working on a space elevator.

    An exabyte is one quintillion bytes, or one billion gigabytes. Numerically, it reads: 1,000,000,000,000,000,000

    Apple sold more iOS (iPhones, iPods, iPads) devices in 2011 than Macs in 28 years

    The symbol on the "pound" key (#) is called an octothorpe.

    In 1943, Navy officer Grace Hopper had no choice but to fix a computer glitch manually. The source of the problem? A moth. Hence the term "computer bug."

    The first personal computer was called the Altair and was made by a company called MITS in 1974. It came in a kit and had to be assembled by the user.

    The forward slash character on your keyboard is also known as a slant, virgule or solidus

    The first hard drive available for the Apple II had a capacity of 5 Megabytes

    The IBM RAMAC 305 in 1956 stored 5 megabytes of data which cost $10,000 per megabyte. Compared to today at less than a buck a megabyte.

    SGI`s Blue Mountain super computer at Los Alamos has 1.5 terabytes of RAM, more than any other computer on earth.

    There are an estimated 800 million web pages available on the web and experts estimate the web doubles in size every 8 months.

    Microsoft's TerraServer database stores more than one terabyte (1,000 gigabytes) of detailed aerial and satellite photos.

    Moore`s Law states that computer performance doubles every 18 to 24 months, and ever since Intel's 4004 chip in 1971, this has been true.

    The term `Hypertext` was coined in 1965 by Ted Nelson who used it to describe the multimedia system he proposed called `Xanadu`

    In 1998, 9.4 billion E-mail messages were sent per day.

    An Athlon 600 mhz CPU has 22 million transistors.

    After spending hours working at a computer display, look at a blank piece of white paper. It will probably appear pink.
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  2. BoXx

    BoXx Addict Established

    pamarka! haha. magagamit ko to. may funda programming kami. haha :DD
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