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Random Computer Facts
There are 54 Random Computer Facts!
HP, Google, Microsoft, and Apple have one thing in common – apart from the obvious that they are IT companies. They were all started in garages.
20 years ago, there were only 130 websites, Google wasn't around, and you had to pay for an email account through an ISP.
In 1989, a British company made a laptop with a graphical user interface, a 60 hour battery life, SSD storage, and a touchpad.
While it took the radio 38 years, and the television a short 13 years, it took the World Wide Web only 4 years to reach 50 million users.
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!
Alaska is the only state that can be typed on one row of keys on a QWERTY keyboard.
45% of all online gamers are female, and women over the age of 18 are the industry's fastest growing demographic.
The average 21 year old has spent 5,000 hours playing video games, has exchanged 250,000 e-mails, instant and text messages and has spent 10,000 hours on the mobile phone.