• 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 Feb. 17, 2014, 8 a.m. - 6 years, 11 months ago

A Look Back at Windows 2000

 

Today marks the 14th Anniversary of the release by Microsoft of Windows 2000.  Windows 2000 succeeded Windows NT 4 …

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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. 3, 2014, 9 a.m. - 7 years ago

Historic Apple Launches throughout January

 

With the New Year proving a popular choice for Apple when planning the announcement and launch of new additions to …

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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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  • Posted Dec. 22, 2013, 8 a.m. - 7 years ago

Tommy Flowers and The Colossus

Tommy Flowers


 

Born: 22 December 1905

 

Died: 28 October 1998

 

Profession: Engineer

 

Nationality: British

 

Engineer Thomas Flowers (“Tommy”) was born …

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  • Posted Dec. 9, 2013, 9 a.m. - 7 years, 1 month ago

Anniversary of the Gore Bill

 

Today marks the anniversary of the High Performance Computing Act of 1991 (HPCA) or Gore Bill as it is commonly …

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  • Posted Dec. 3, 2013, 4:45 p.m. - 7 years, 1 month ago

Events in Computing History – December

December 2nd


Year:
1991

Event: Apple QuickTime was first released

Interesting Facts:

  • The first ever release of QuickTime, which …
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  • Posted Nov. 22, 2013, 4:38 p.m. - 7 years, 1 month ago

Happy Birthday Rasmus Lerdorf

Rasmus Lerdorf

 

Congratulations to Rasmus Lerdorf, the renowned programmer responsible for creating PHP scripting language, who celebrates his 45th birthday today.

 

Born …

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