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Interesting funny facts about computer that you didn't know...!!!

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    sijui nini JF-Expert Member

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    1. Bill Gates' house was designed using a Macintosh computer.
    2. One of every 8 married couples in the US last year met online.
    3. The first domain name ever registered was Symbolics.com.
    4. "Stewardesses" is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.
    5. Hewlett Packard was started at a garage in Palo Alto in 1939.
    6. TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.
    7. There are approximately 1,319,872,109 people on the Internet.
    8. If you opened up the case of the original Macintosh, you will find 47 signatures. One for each member of Apple's Macintosh divison as of 1982.
    9. On an average work day, a typist's fingers travel 12.6 miles.
    10. On eBay, there are an average of $680 worth of transactions each second.
    11. 80% of all pictures on the internet are of naked women .
    12. In the 1980s, an IBM computer wasn't considered 100 percent compatible unless it could run Microsoft Flight Simulator*.
    13. The world's first computer, called the Z1, was invented by Konrad Zuse in 1936. His next invention, the Z2 was finished in 1939 and was the first fully functioning electro-mechanical computer.
    14. The first computer mouse was invented by Doug Engelbart in around 1964 and was made of wood.
    15. Domain names are being registered at a rate of more than one million names every month.
    16. There are approximately 1.06 billion instant messaging accounts worldwide.
    17. E-mail has been around longer than the World Wide Web.
    18. The average computer user blinks 7 times a minute, less than half the normal rate of 20.
    19. The average 21 year old has spent 5,000 hours playing video games, has exchanged 250,000 e-mails, instant and text messages and has spent 10,000 hours on the mobile phone.
    20. By the year 2012 there will be approximately 17 billion devices connected to the Internet.
    21. MySpace reports over 110 million registered users. Were it a country, it would be the tenth largest, just behind Mexico.
    22. For every 'normal' webpage, there are five porn pages.
    23. Another name for a Microsoft Windows tutorial is 'Crash Course'!

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    sijui nini JF-Expert Member

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    24. The fastest computer in 1993, the CM-5, could perform 131 billion operations per second. With a pocket calculator this number of operations would take 41 000 years.

    25. IBM employs 220 000 people.

    26. Microsoft employs 16 140 people
     
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    Nimezipenda hasa hiyo ya ku blink, nadhani ndo maana watumiaji wa computer huwa wanachoka sana macho kwa sababu ya kukodolea kioo!!
     
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    Mmmmmmh
    Kuna tafiti moja ilionyesha asilimia 88 ya watumiaji wa net lazima watembelee site zinazohusu hayo niliyo ya quote hapo juu
     
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    sijui nini JF-Expert Member

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    ni kweli kabisa..maana lah!
    umeona eeeh??!!
     
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    Paul S.S Verified User

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    Hivi hapa Bongo hakuna kamtandao siriazi watu wanafanya dating online? kwi kwiii
     
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    Hyo ya myspace mmh....hzo stats kama za longi hv...
     
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