The Nokia 1100: History Of The Original “Brick” Phone

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Key Points The Nokia 1100 is a basic mobile phone made by Nokia in 2003. 250 million 1100s were sold worldwide. The 1100 mobile included an alarm clock, a stopwatch, a flashlight, a calculator, and plenty of wallpaper and screensaver choices What comes to mind when you think of the best-selling mobile phone of all […]

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The 15 Best Apps To Download Music On The Go (Apple and Android)

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Key Points The benefit of downloading music is you can listen to it anywhere, even with no internet connection. Spotify was voted the best app for downloading music due to its extensive library. You do need a premium membership to download music for offline listening. Apple music with a subscription is the second best option, […]

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iPhone 13 Pro vs Pro max: Full Comparison with Specs, Price, and More

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Key Points: The iPhone 13 Pro Max has a larger display than the iPhone 13 Pro. The iPhone 13 Pro Max has a larger battery capacity than its sibling phone: 4,373 mAh vs 3,125 mAh. It also supports wireless charging via MagSafe connection and fast charging up to 50% in 30 minutes (up to 75% […]

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The 6 Best Processors In 2022 (Desktop, Mobile, and Server)

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When looking at your computer’s hardware, a few key components are responsible for its performance. Besides the storage, RAM, and graphics card, the processor is vital to your computer’s overall performance. The processor handles instructions, processes commands, and makes up the heart of the computer’s hardware configuration. If you are shopping around for a new […]

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25 Hilarious Names For Your WiFi

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Key Points: Give your home Wi-Fi a new name by updating the Service Set Identifier SSID, the formal name of your network. To change the name of your Wi-Fi network, you must: obtain your router’s IP address, open the web interface of your router, update your Wi-Fi network name and password, and connect your devices using […]

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Best Home Theater Ceiling Speakers

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Key Points: Polk Audio RC80i speakers provide many advantages in terms of design and sound quality while being much more affordable than higher-end speakers. Polk Audio 90-RT can be a whole-house speaker, a surround-sound speaker for a high-powered home theater, or even the main speaker for a system with limited floor space. The Bose Virtually […]

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Top 10 Internet Providers in Texas

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Key Points An internet service provider, or ISP, is any company that provides internet access and web services. There are many different types of internet: Digital Subscriber Line, Cable Modem, Fiber, Wireless and many more. Over 500 different companies operate in Texas. Whether you’re new to the state, or simply looking for a service change, […]

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The 10 Largest Telecom Companies in the World, and What They Do

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Key Points: The telecom sector continues to be at the epicenter of growth, innovation, and disruption for virtually every industry. Deutsche Telekom AG is a German telecommunications company which has subsidiaries worldwide, including T-Mobile, and owns significant stakes in many other top European telecom companies, including Magyar Telekom (Hungary), Slovak Telekom (Slovakia), and Hellenic telecommunications […]

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Ryzen 5 5600x vs Ryzen 7 5800x: Full Comparison With Specs, Price, and More

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Key Points: Prices and scarcity for graphics cards have come back down to earth (somewhat). The Risen 7 5800x is the more costly option of the two. Having the correct power requirements for these pieces of hardware are important: The Ryzen 5 5600x needs 65 watts, and the Ryzen 7 5800x requires up to 105 […]

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Space X’s Falcon Heavy Rocket: Specs, Size, History, And More

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Key Points: SpaceX was founded in 2002 by Elon Musk, to make space travel more affordable, creating opportunities for deep space exploration, new cosmic discoveries, and, ultimately, colonization of Mars.  Using many of the same components as its smaller sister rocket, the Falcon 9, the Falcon Heavy is so huge that its payload capacity is […]

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The Largest Tech Companies in the United States

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Though California may be the most obvious IT hub thanks to Silicon Valley, it isn’t to say that the other 49 states don’t possess a stellar roster of tech companies — be it private or public. From ADTRAN in Alabama to Microsoft in Washington, technology is making its mark across the country. Here’s your guide […]

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SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Rocket: Specs, Size, History, and More

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Key Points SpaceX — also known as Space Exploration Technologies Corp. — was founded by Elon Musk in 2002. SpaceX was the first privately funded company to create a liquid-propellant rocket capable of orbiting Earth. It was also the first to successfully reuse an orbital rocket. In the early days of space travel, back in […]

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Discover the Largest Rocket In The World

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Key Points Space X’s Falcon 9 was the largest rocket. When determining the largest rocket ever made, there are several features and specs to take into consideration. The Falcon Heavy is still pending approval, however, the SpaceX Starship measures 400 feet tall and weighs over 10 million pounds. When mankind began its mission to the […]

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Tile vs AirTag: Which is Best?

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Key Points Tile is more versatile since it is not only compatible with Android devices, but can also be used with iOS and Windows devices as well. AirTag on the other hand, can only be used with iOS devices. For voice support, Tile relies on Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri, while AirTag only relies on […]

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Multipartite Virus: How it Works and How to Protect Yourself 

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Key Points Multipartite viruses make use of file or boot infectors to affect both the executable file and boot sector in the same instance. They are capable of spreading while the computer is switched on – a quality which sets them apart from other viruses. Because they are rather difficult to eradicate, it is important […]

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The 10 Best Shows To Stream On Netflix Right Now

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Key Points From baking shows, to dramas, to fantasy, to sci-fi, the options are endless on Netflix, a quality which has contributed to its widespread popularity. Stranger Things and its focus on a parallel dimension has morphed into a cultural phenomenon. At the other end of the spectrum of scripted suspense is the Great British […]

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What Is a Computer Virus, and What Are the Different Types?

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Key Points A computer virus is a piece of code which is capable of negatively affecting the ability of a computer to function normally. There are 11 main categories of viruses. These include boot sector viruses, resident viruses, and trojan horses. The Sobig virus unleashed in 2003 spread throughout Asia, Europe, and North America. affecting […]

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Computers in the 2000s

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Key Points This era saw the introduction of the iPhone, and Google’s response, the Android, marking the beginning of intense competition between the two brands. It also saw the release of the PlayStation 2, the best-selling game console of all time. 2009 also witnessed the creation of the world’s first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. By the middle […]

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Computers in the 1990s

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Key Points This era saw Explorer battle it out for supremacy with Netscape. It also saw Apple granted much needed respite from competitor Microsoft which bought 100,000 of its shares to keep them from floundering (although the latter’s benevolence certainly came at a price). The introduction of WiFi also spelt an end to communication which […]

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Computers in the 1980s

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Key Points During this decade, the metamorphosis of the microchip resulted in computers with improved designs, features, speed, and technology. This era was also characterized by the emergence of two new competitors on the scene, Microsoft, and Apple. The 1980s were also marked by the production of the Nintendo Entertainment System, the LaserJet printer, and […]

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Tesla Cybertruck: Full Specs, Price, Range, Size, Dimensions, and More

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Key Points The Tesla Cybertruck comes in three options: the baseline one-motor trim with a 250-mile range, a two-motor AWD mid-level option with a 300 mile-range, and a tri-motor version with a 500-mile range. Only the Chevrolet Silverado planned for 2024 comes close with a 400-mile range. The Tesla Cybertruck’s doors have no handles, leading […]

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Computers in the 1970s

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Key Points In 1970 Intel released the 1103, the world’s first dynamic RAM chip with a capacity of 1024 bits. In 1971 Intel created the first microprocessor for home computers. In 1973 the TCP/IP protocol and the Ethernet were developed. It was Gordon Moore — co-founder and chairman emeritus of computer giant Intel — who […]

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Computers in the 1960s

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Key Points During this decade, the programming languages COBOL and ALGOL were introduced. The mouse was also invented although it would take the intervention of Apple and IBM to make it an essential input device in the 1980s. By 1964, computers began to rely on integrated circuits. Throughout the 1960s, computers went through a series […]

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Computers in the 1950s

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Key Points: Over half a century ago, computers were the exclusive preserve of a certain target audience capable of affording them. Standards Eastern Automatic Computer introduced at the very start of the decade was America’s first operational stored-program computer. Also introduced in the same year, the ERA 1101 was one of the very first to […]

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