25 Surprising Technology Facts That Will Blow Your Mind


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Published on November thirtieth, 2020

Do you realize Facebook has extra ‘likes’ than picture uploads? When was the primary business textual content message despatched? 97% of individuals use search engine Google for what goal? Here are 25 shocking expertise info that can blow your thoughts.

1. The Firefox emblem isn’t a fox. The cute furry creature within the emblem is definitely a purple panda!

 

2. Google rents out goats to eat the grass at their Mountain View headquarters.

 

3. The origin of the phrase “robot” got here from the Czech phrase “robota” which implies compelled labor or work.

 

4. The first ever VCR was the scale of a piano.

 

5. Megabytes used to weigh a whole lot of kilos.

 

6. The Radio took 38 years to succeed in an viewers of 50 million.

 

7. The first digicam in 1826 wanted 8 hours to reveal!

 

8. Alexa is all the time listening to your conversations, and it additionally shops your dialogue historical past to its cloud.

 

9. People learn 10% slower from a display than from paper.

 

10.  GPS prices $2 million {dollars} to function day-after-day, GPS is free.

 

11. Spam mail was named after the canned meat! In a Monty Python skit, they mentioned Spam meat was “horrible and being ubiquitous and inescapable”.

 

12. 86% of individuals plug of their USB incorrect.

 

13. The first alarm clock, invented by Levi Hutchins in 1787,  may solely ring at one time, at 4 a.m. .

 

14. In 2010, the United States Air Force used 1,760 PlayStation 3 consoles to construct a supercomputer for the Department of Defense.

 

15. Norman Joseph Woodland invented the barcode, and obtained a patent in October 1952. However, it took 22 years to scan a product. In 1974, chewing gum turned the primary product to be scanned.

 

16. The title Yahoo was chosen as a result of it was derived from Gulliver’s Travels slang, “Yahoo”.

 

17. 97% of individuals kind in phrases to Google simply to see in the event that they spelled it proper.

 

18. The phrase “Android” actually means a human with a male robotic look.

 

19. In 2012, not less than six ladies have been named Apple, 49 boys have been named Mac, and not less than 17 ladies have been named Siri. Alexa was the thirty second hottest title for ladies born in 2015.

 

20. The first business textual content message was despatched in 1992.

 

21. Over 6,000 new pc viruses are created and launched each month.

 

22. Every day, over 300 million photographs are uploaded to Facebook, whereas 800 million likes are given out per day.

 

23. Nokia is the most important firm from Finland.

 

24. People have every kind of bizarre fears and phobias. Some individuals are afraid of expertise.

 

25. Music content material makes up 5% of YouTube.

 

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