Interesting Technology Facts

Computer Facts

  1. Alaska is the only state in America that can be typed on one row of a traditional English QWERTY keyboard.
  2. The Apple II had a hard drive of only 5 megabytes when it was launched.
  3. In general, people tend to read as much as 10% slower from a screen than from paper.
  4. Ubuntu is one of the more popular distributions of Linux. The word Ubuntu comes from an African word meaning “I am because of you”.
  5. The Name “Macintosh” Was Inspired by an Apple with the name “mcintosh”.
  6. In 1932 Professor August Dvorak created the Dvorak keyboard, which was made to be superior to the standard QWERTY keyboard.
  7. Doug Engelbart created the very first computer mouse from wood in 1964.
  8. Christopher Sholes invented the QWERTY keyboard in 1868.
  9. The Apple Lisa was the first commercial computer with a graphical user interface (GUI) and a mouse.
  10. The Apple Lisa was released in June 1983.
  11. In 1822, Charles Babbage created the first computer.
  12. 1024 Gigabytes is equal to 1 Terabyte.
  13. 1024 Terabytes is equal to 1 Petabyte.
  14. 1 Petabyte can hold 13.3 years of HD-TV video.
  15. 86% of people try to plug their USB devices upside down.