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Neo QLED vs OLED

Neo QLED vs OLED – Which One Is Better?

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Key Points Based on the LED and LCD technology, both Neo QLED and OLED offer better viewing experience. OLED is emissive as each pixel emits its own light, and is best suited for dimly lit rooms an viewing in low lights. Neo QLED is LED based technology and produces bright viewing experience, which is why […]

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Stuxnet Virus

The Stuxnet Virus: How it Works and How to Protect Yourself

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Key Points Out of all the notable cyber attacks the Stuxnet attack on the Iranian nuclear facility is one of the most baffling. No one really knows why the cyber attack was launched and who the creator and the perpetrators were. Supposedly perpetrated by American and Israeli security services, the attack remains a mystery. First […]

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SQL Slammer Virus

The SQL Slammer Virus: How it Works and How to Protect Yourself

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Key Points SQL Slammer Virus was a malware that infected entire network connected through Microsoft SQL 2000 Server. SQL Slammer is a 376 byte of malicious code that spreads through one system from another leaving no visible que of any infection. Microsoft had to develop security protocol and release it in the form of safety […]

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Gmail VS Outlook

Gmail vs Outlook: Full Comparison

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Key Points E-mailing is one of the most widely used tool for internal and external communication, and an important one at that. Gmail has been operating since 2004 and added features for business use to attract even more people, currently there are 1.5 billion Gmail users including personal and business accounts. Outlook, previously known as […]

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ARC vs eARC: What’s The Difference?

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Key Points HDMI cables are used to connect TV to an audio device, and both ARC & eARC serve the purpose. Although they are essentially the same, the quality of output differs from one HDMI cable from the other. As you would see here, expert conclusion is the eARC cables are capable of higher quality […]

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IDE vs SATA: What’s The Difference?

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Key Points IDE and SATA are both interfaces used to connect the computer memory drive to the bus system. Although both serve the same purpose they differ in data transfer speed and function. SATA has largely replaced IDE and is widely used now. Both IDE and SATA are similar in function. The IDE is just […]

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Black and white print of the plans for Castle's first calculating machine.

Orlando Lane Castle – Complete Biography, History, and Inventions

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Key Points Orlando Lane Castle was a life long educator, a metaphysician, a mathematician, an inventor, a logician. Although he made variations of the calculating devices, none seem to have made their way into commercial production. He also published many books, however, not much is known about them either. Who was Orlando Lane Castle? Orlando […]

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Gilbert Warren Chapin – Biography, History and Inventions

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Key Points Descendant of the illustrious Deacon Samuel Chapin, Gilbert Warren Chapin was a banker and a mathematician. He created many devices and holds a three patents for three calculating machines. He also holds patents for a bird-cage screen and a coupon cutter. Gilbert Warren Chapin Gilbert Warren Chapin was born on 1 August, 1847, […]

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Cesar Caze – Biography, History and Inventions

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Key Points Not much is known or can be found about the life and work of Cesar Caze, apart from the fact that he was a protestant and fled France in the 17th century to avoid religious persecution. He was sentenced to 12 years in prison for refusing to pay the fine attached to a […]

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Jabez Burns – Biography, History and Inventions

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Key Points Jabez Burns was an American inventor, entrepreneur and holder of many patents for various coffee equipment, an addometer, a water closet and window shade fixture. He was also the publisher of Spice Mill, a popular magazine about coffee, distributed amongst a small number of crowd. The coffee equipment created by Jabez Burns made […]

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Lee Burridge – Complete Biography, History and Inventions

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Key Points Lee Burridge was known for creating many unique machines such as the crawling doll and the walking man. He holds over 60 patents in his name and known for making significant improvements to the typewriter along with his partner Newman Marshman. He remained unmarried and after his death his brother inherited the majority […]

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Burattini's most famous book—Misura Universale, published in 1675.

Tito Livio Burattini – Complete Biography, History, and Inventions

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Key Points Tito Livio Burttini was a seventeenth century scholar and inventor of a calculator device with eighteen discs. What is unique about this calculator is that it designed to include the Italian Monetary system of the time. Burattini was endorsed by the Medici family and funded by them too. Who Was Tito Livio Burattini? […]

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William S. Burroughs black and white portrait

William S. Burroughs – Complete Biography, History, and Inventions

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Key Points William S. Burroughs was an American inventor and held patents for six devices, five calculators and one electric alarm. Although not much is known about his family life, according his wife, William was a cold and distant father. He is also the grandfather of William S. Burroughs, a celebrated American novelist. Who Was […]

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Willard Legrand Bundy – Complete Biography, History and Inventions

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Key Points William Legrand Bundy was an inventor and creator of many mechanical devices, including calculator, calendar-clock, cash register, and the clocking machine that recorded used by workers to clock in and out. He held many patents for these devices and had operated many businesses, starting from grocery to jewelry and manufacturing of machines designed […]

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Jan Józef Baranowski – Biography, History and Inventions

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Key Points Jan Józef Baranowski was born in a Polish family in 1805, near Minsk in Russia. He is the inventor of various devices for various purposes, including calculating tax, casting votes, calculating freight and wages, printing tickets, meter for gas, semaphore and two for calculating. He held 17 patents, and was a polyglot who, […]

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Léon Bollée

Léon Bollée – Complete Biography, History, and Inventions

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Key Points Léon Bollée was an inventor and receiver of the ‘France’s Legion d’Honneur’, the highest honor that a French national can be awarded. Although, his most notable inventions were in the field of automobiles, Léon is also creator of 3 calculating devices. He was enthusiastic about flying as well and had a close friendship […]

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The dairy farm which was built by Bischoff.

Johann Paul Bischoff – Complete Biography, History, and Inventions

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Key Points Johann Paul Bischoff is one of those people who, despite being a non-technical person themselves, manage to propel technology forward. In his book ‘Versuch einer Geschichte der Rechenmachine (Attempt at a History of Calculating Machines)’ published in 1804, he compiled a list of known and invented methods by which calculations were made. Although […]

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Edmund Callis Berkeley – Biography, History and Inventions

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Key Points Edmund Callis Berkley was a computer theorist and writer, who published the first book on computer for the general public – “Giant Brains, or Machines That Think”. He also published a journal, ‘Computers and Automation’, which is considered the first computer magazine. He was also a computer and automation enthusiast and created ‘Simon’ […]

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William Beardsley

William Beardsley – Complete Biography, History, and Inventions

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Key Points William Beardsley was descendant of one of early settlers who came to America in a ship called ‘Planter’. He graduated from Miami University and went on to work for various ventures including publishing and irrigation before inventing the Keyboard Adding Machine. He died of terminal illness in 1925 and is buried in Woodside […]

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Policarpo de Balzola – Biography, History and Inventions

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Key Points: A famous Spanish mathematician and creator of many calculator device ‘Teclado Aritmético’ the Arithmetic Keyboard, Policarpo de Balzola lived and died in Irún. He had a hard start in life due to his father’s death and had to work to pay for his lessons. He is largely self taught and spent his life […]

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Jacob Auch – Biography, History and Inventions

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Key Points Jacob Auch, a well known clockmaker born in Echterdingen of Germany, was an apprentice of Philipp Mathaus Hahn. He became the court mechanic for the Duke of Weimar in the year 1798 n remained so until his death in 1842. He was the inventor of the double sided clock, that showed the time […]

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John Vincent Atanasoff – Complete Biography, History and Inventions

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Key Points John Vincent Atanasoff was a gifted individual with accomplishments in mathematics, engineering and computer science. He was the inventor of ABC computer, and was embroiled in a patent dispute with a fellow computer scientist and creator of ENIAC computer John Mauchly. He spent his life innovating and creating various systems and technologies for […]

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Frank Baldwin – Biography, History and Inventions

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Key Points Frank Baldwin, an American inventor, was the creator of the Pinwheel Calculator, the ‘Monroe Calculating Machine’, along with Jay R. Monroe. He was a child prodigy too and showed a particular gift for creating new innovative technology. He holds five patents for various type of devices, one for a cryptographic device, two for […]

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Charles Babbage – Complete Biography, History and Inventions

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Key Points Charles Babbage was known as the ‘father of computing’ due to his enormous contribution towards futuristic developments. His Differential and Analytical Engine were groundbreaking inventions of the time and earned him the ‘Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society’. He had a tough childhood due to his fathers death and bullying he faced. […]

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