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Ancient Greek Computer in Serious Need of Firmware Update

Ancient Greek Computer in Serious Need of Firmware Update

When you picture an old computer, do you see a giant machine that takes up an entire room? These days, people might consider even something like a CRT monitor and a device running Windows XP to be ancient. Yet, the oldest “computer” in the world may actually be a bronze contraption found off the coast of Greece; the Antikythera mechanism, which was used to predict and track astronomical events, like the movement of the planets and occurrence of eclipses.

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Tip of the Week: 5 Tips From the 90s That You’ve Completely Forgot

Tip of the Week: 5 Tips From the 90s That You’ve Completely Forgot

The 1990s were dominated by all sorts of great technology: VHS, floppy disks, and grossly oversized computer hardware. Learning new technology shortcuts was once all the rage, but when looked at now, these tech tips are rendered obsolete. However, that doesn’t stop them from hitting us right in the nostalgia. Here are some of our favorite tech tips from the 1990s.

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The Correct History of Autocorrect

b2ap3_thumbnail_this_is_autocorrect_400.jpgAutocorrect. The world takes it for granted now, but at times, it can be as furious as it is fasting… err, fascinating. It plays such an integral part of our everyday lives, yet how much do you really know about this software?

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