Phone V Computer Keypad…WHY?

Phone V Computer Keypad…WHY?

Oct 16, 2015

Ever wondered why Computer Keypads are the complete opposite to Phone Keypads? There are a few theories but here are my top 2. The first one is: It just makes sense for the 1 to be at the top left like on a phone as this is the way we read, left to right, top to bottom. But then why are computers upside down? The second is: The touch-tone phone was being...

16TB! … Here’s where it began…

16TB! … Here’s where it began…

Sep 25, 2015

With Samsung revealing its 16TB SSD (see related article) Lets take a look back where the modern day Hard Drive started. The IBM 305 RAMAC was the first commercial computer that used a moving-head hard disk drive, It had fifty 24-inch-diameter disks and two independent access arms moved up and down to select a disk, and in and out to select a record. It had 3.75...

Samsung 16TB SSD – the worlds largest Hard Drive

Samsung 16TB SSD – the worlds largest Hard Drive

Sep 25, 2015

At this year’s Flash Memory Summit in California, Samsung revealed the Largest Capacity Drive in the world the PM1633a at 16TB but even more impressive for Tech Heads is that it’s also a Solid Sate Drive (SSD). So if you want massive storage at blistering speeds this is for you! Unfortunately rumoured consumer price (if it is ever released) is $7000. So if...

It’s that time of year again… when we laugh at Glenn wearing lycra!!!

It’s that time of year again… when we laugh at Glenn wearing lycra!!!

Sep 25, 2015

Because right now, cancer is the largest killer of children from disease in Australia – over 600 children are diagnosed with cancer every year and sadly, 3 die every week. Kids should be living life, not fighting for it. So I am raising funds to help these kids and support Children’s Medical Research Institute to continue its work in developing...

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