Technology Facts that you didn’t Knew : Part 2
In everyday life, we use many technical objects, but the majority of us don’t know some interesting facts related to these things. In today’s article, we are going to cover all those interesting facts.
This article is an addition to the previous article “Some Tech Facts about USB, Emails, Alarm Clock, Mouse, Ads and Android 3.0” which was greatly loved by all of you folks and many of you requested to us to create a sequel article. So here we are presenting you some more technical facts that are worth reading. These facts are not focused on a particular object but are based on various technology trends. So let’s get started……
Fact 1 : Google Search
Some of us are more intelligent because they don’t use a dictionary because 97% people type words to google just to check if they wrote the right spelling.
Fact 2 : Mobile
During using mobile have you thought who called first time on mobile. Do You Know the first mobile call was made by Martin Cooper, employ of Motorola from streets of new york
Fact 3 : iTunes
Have you ever created an account on iTunes? Did you read the terms and conditions properly? I think no but Do you know when you clicked on I accept you also agreed to not use it to make nuclear weapons.
Fact 4 : 1st ISP
We are always confused between plans about different internet service provider(ISP) because today there is too many ISP. Do you know The first ever internet service provider was a company named compuserve.
Fact 5 : VCR
Do You Know The first video cassette recorder (VCR) for consumers was marketed in 1963 in the UK. It could record a maximum of 20 minutes of television.
Fact 6 : 1st Virus
Do You Know WinVer 1.4 was the first virus program coded for Microsoft Windows and it was released in 1992.
Fact 7 : Internet
Today everyone uses the internet and the users of internet growing too fast. Do You Know The Internet took just 4 years to reach its first 50 Million users. (Telephone took 75 Years. Television took 13 Years. While the Radio took 38 years to reach the same amount of users.)
Fact 8 : 1st TV Commercial
Do You Know The first television commercial for Bulova watches was broadcast on July 1, 1941 in New York before a baseball game between Philadelphia and Brooklyn. The company paid $9 for the ad.
Fact 9 : 1st Tweet
Twitter is well known social media and many of you guys use it daily. But Do You Know The first tweet was sent on March 21, 2006, by Jack Dorsey on Twitter? And Please don’t say spelling is wrong. Twitter’s earlier name was twttr.
Fact 10 : Facebook
When you registered your Facebook account? Didn’t remember. It’s okay. Do you know Mark Zuckerberg’s original Facebook profile number ID is 4. (IDs 1-3 profile pages no longer exist)
Fact 11 : ICANN
Do You Know There are seven people assigned to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) who hold seven different keys? In the case of Catastrophe, these seven people can restore the state of the Internet. There are seven more copies of the original key in case if any one of them gets misplaced or if something goes wrong.
Fact 12 : Hacking
Everyone loves Hacking and want to do most users wanted to hack their friend’s facebook account. But Do You Know 30,000+ Websites are hacked every day?
Fact 13 : Android
Do you guys know that Android is not created by Google. It was created by Andy Rubin, Rich Miner, Nick Sears and Chris White for digital cameras, not for phones. First Samsung had the opportunity to buy Android in late 2004 but passed the opportunity because they did not see any potential in it then Google bought Android in 2005
Fact 14 : 1st Storage Device
Everyone has used external storage. Some use pendrive or some uses Hard Disk. But Do You Know In 1979, the first of first hard disk/drive was made to store the user’s data and it could hold only data under 5MB.
Fact 15 : Domain
Do you Know every website have its own IP on which it is registered but we can’t remember the IP so DNS(Domain Name System) is used? Do You Know www.symbolics.com is the first Domain name Which is registered on 15 Mar. 1985 And Up to 14 Sep. 1995, Domain Registration was free.
Fact 16 : First Tweet by Google
Many of you use Twitter and follow many peoples there and also some of you follow google. But Do You Know “I’m 01100110 01100101 01100101 01101100 01101001 01101110 01100111 00100000 01101100 01110101 01100011 01101011 01111001 00001010” it was the first tweet of Google posted on 25 Feb. 2009. It was in binary so if you translate it binary to English then it means “I’m feeling lucky”
Fact 17 : Microsoft Office
How many of you used Microsoft office? I think everyone who has knowledge about computers surely used Microsoft office at least once in life. Microsoft’s office has been praised for a huge portfolio of awesome features, but Do You Know Microsoft office was first released in Macintosh. yes! you heard right office was released a year before (In 1989) it was released for Windows.
Fact 18 : GTA
Everyone has played or seen GTA game. But most of you may don’t know that it was the cause of a bug. Actually, developers were making a game Race’n’chace. Race’n’chace was about cops and crime. The user had both options to become cop and criminal, and facing the opposite side. At that time a bug appears in the police cars. So at that time, this idea came into developers mind and they removed the ability to become a cop and changed the name to Grand Theft Auto. Thank god for this bug.
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