It will be nothing wrong saying that everything around us is technology. In the modern world, we are all surrounded by technology. Generally, everyone refers to technology with electronics but anything that solves the real-life problem can be called technology.
So basically, we are using technology every time from the day we took birth on this planet till the day we die. Technology is an important part of our life.
Let us see the list of interesting tech facts that will surely blow up your minds.
- Email used to exist before the internet.
- According to Google, there are 3 Billion active Android devices around the world.
- A bag full of Marijuana was the first thing to be sold on the Internet.
- There is a high-speed WiFi at the moon with a speed of 622 Mbps.
- The idea of a Pac-Man game came from a pizza.
- Samsung manufactures the Apple iPad retina display.
- The first phone call was made on 3 April 1973.
- Japan launched its first camera phone in 1999.
- BMW used to manufacture engines of aircraft before World War II.
- Smoking in front of an Apple device can lead to void of warranty.
- You can’t block Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook.
- Only 25% of people using computers in the world can do blind typing.
- You can not create a folder with name Con in windows computers.
- On average more than 2 Petabytes of data are accessed each day on the internet.
- In the logo of Mozilla Firefox actually there is no Fox but a Red Panda.
- Nathaniel Baldwin invented Headphones in his kitchen.
- iPhone 6 is the most selling smartphone in the world with 220 million units sold.
- US Air-force used 1,760 PlayStation 3 to design a Supercomputer.
- More than 80% of people in the world insert a pen drive upside down.
- Google Maps used Camels to design the street view in deserts.
- Unix and Linux are free OS but to use it commercially you have to pay millions of dollars.
- The first domain name was www.symbolics.com and registered on 15th March 1985.
- Registering a new domain name was free until 1995.
- A space suit generally cost around 12 million US dollars.
- If you search for the idiot in Google Images, Donald Trump will appear at the top.
- Jonathan James a 16-year-old kid hacked NASA in 1995 which lead to the shutdown of their systems for 3 weeks.
- YouTube was earlier started as a dating video uploading website but due to no traffic, they allowed to upload anything in it.
- There is a website FutureMe through which you can write yourself a letter to the future.
- The most disliked video on YouTube is “YouTube Rewind 2018: Everyone Controls Rewind” with about 17 million dislikes.
- Google pays billions of dollars yearly to Apple and Firefox to make Google a default search engine in their web browsers.
- The most selling phone in the world is the Nokia 1100 and Nokia 1110 with 250 million units sold globally.
- Playing video games can lead to good decision making, navigation, and driving.
- All GTA games are based on real locations.
- Steve Jobs did not know any programming language and was a bad software developer.
- There is a PC game LOSE/LOSE which will delete a random file from your computer if you kill an enemy while playing.
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