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The (True) First Smart Watch

The Casio Databank CD-40 debuted in 1984. It was one of the first digital watches created in the 1980s that allowed the user to store information, following a Pulsar model released in 1982.  It probably is the first real smartwatch. According to Wikipedia, … Continue reading

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Cloud Storage Media Usage Ranking

I am not surprised that Apple is ahead of everyone.  Almost every Apple user is also using  iCloud, and most users also use iTunes.  This alone should designate Apple as the winner of this contest. Dropbox gets an honorable second … Continue reading

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Enormous 2 TB USB Drive Coming Soon

Kingston Digital has just announced what it claims is the world’s highest capacity USB flash drive, which comes with both 1 terabyte and 2 terabyte capacities [link].

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Top 5 Cloud Service Providers

The data is for 2015, but one thing that I don’t think changed in 2016 is this: Amazon is larger than four other major payers combined.  And I know the others are trying hard to catch up…  but it is … Continue reading

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Google Before and Now

This is the first production server rack from Google (1999): This is how clean, efficient, and beautiful modern Google data center looks today:

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Weekend Computer Humor

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