Computer Facts

Computer Facts

There are 54 Computer Facts!

20 days ago
In the wake of Goat Simulator's popularity, 'Rock Simulator 2014' was developed and released. Gameplay simulates life as a rock.
2 months ago
20 years ago, there were only 130 websites, Google wasn't around, and you had to pay for an email account through an ISP.
3 months ago
In 1956, the IBM 350 hard disk drive had 3.75 MB of storage, weighed over 2000 lbs, had to be moved around with forklifts, and was delivered via large cargo airplanes.
3 months ago
45% of all online gamers are female, and women over the age of 18 are the industry's fastest growing demographic.
3 months ago
It’s not possible to create a folder named “con” on a Windows computer.
3 months ago
Mathway.com solves all kinds of math homework problems with step by step explanations.
3 months ago
Ecosia is a search engine that helps to save the environment by donating 80% of its income to planting trees in Brazil.
3 months ago
The longest-running legal battle for a domain name is believed to be the fight for PETA.org. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sued People Eating Tasty Animals to obtain the name – the case spanned from 1995 to 2001.
3 months ago
Song stuck in your head but can’t think of the name? There's a website called midomi.com that allows you to sing or hum a song into your computer or phone and it will find the actual song.
3 months ago
Google was originally called "BackRub".
3 months ago
In 2013, AOL declared that they still made over $500 million a year through dial-up internet subscriptions.
4 months ago
As of 2011, gamers have collectively spent over 6 million years playing World of Warcraft. That's almost as long as the existence of the human species!
4 months ago
The ‘@’ sign is centuries old, and was used in Europe to denote a unit of weight (the “arroba”) equivalent to 25 lbs.
4 months ago
IBM's Watson computer has 90 processors, 2,880 cores, 11,200 threads, 16 terabytes of RAM, and 4TB worth of data on its hard drive.
5 months ago
MDIF, a New York based non-profit organisation, is planning to beam free Wi-Fi to the entire world from space.
6 months ago
You can't block Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook.
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