• Posted July 3, 2014, 9 a.m. - 6 years, 6 months ago

IBM Announce the Model 650 Computer

Image of IBM 650

In July 1953 IBM announced the release of the IBM 650 Magnetic Drum Data-Processing Machine, and such was its success …

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  • Posted June 27, 2014, 9 a.m. - 6 years, 6 months ago

Introduction to Apple’s Swift – New Coding Language

As well as unveiling iOS 8 at the Worldwide Developers Conference this month, Apple also introduced us to Swift, its …

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  • Posted May 17, 2014, 9 a.m. - 6 years, 8 months ago

Congratulations to Francis Gurry

Francis Gurry has 2 reasons to celebrate at the moment, as well as turning 63 on the 17th May …

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  • Posted May 6, 2014, 9 a.m. - 6 years, 8 months ago

Anniversary of the EDSAC’s First Calculations

The EDSAC

With early and significant breakthroughs being made in computing during the 1940’s, the Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator (EDSAC …

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  • Posted April 27, 2014, 9 a.m. - 6 years, 8 months ago

IBM 370/135

IBM Logo

42 years ago today IBM installed the first IBM 370/135 mainframe computer,  just one of the models included in …

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  • Posted April 21, 2014, 9 a.m. - 6 years, 9 months ago

A Movie in the Making – Steve Jobs

 

Whilst speaking at the Tribeca Film Festival, Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin hasn’t given too much away about one of his …

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  • Posted March 22, 2014, 1:53 p.m. - 6 years, 10 months ago

Intel Pentium Processors

 

March 22nd marked the anniversary of Intel’s release of fifth generation microarchitecture with the Pentium processors making their …

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  • Posted Jan. 26, 2014, 8 a.m. - 6 years, 11 months ago

A Look at the Sinclair ZX80

 

1980 bought us the Sinclair ZX80, offering the first computer with a price tag of less than £100, made by …

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  • Posted Jan. 1, 2014, 8 a.m. - 7 years ago

Happy Birthday Hewlett Packard

On the 1st January 1939, in a garage in Palo Alto, California, Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard founded a …

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  • Posted Dec. 26, 2013, 10:13 a.m. - 7 years ago

Charles Babbage’s Mechanical Computers

 

Today, December 26th, marks 222 years since Charles Babbage was born in London, and little did his parents know that …

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