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10 Interesting Facts About Computers

Last Updated : 20 Nov, 2019
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Computers have changed our lives in unimaginable ways. They have made our lives so much easier. Here are 10 scintillating facts about computers:

  1. The first electronic computer ENIAC weighed more than 27 tons and took up 1800 square feet.
  2. TYPEWRITER is the longest word that you can write using the letters only on one row of the keyboard of your computer.
  3. Doug Engelbart invented the first computer mouse in around 1964 which was made of wood.
  4. There are more than 5000 new computer viruses released every month.
  5. If there was a computer as powerful as the human brain, it would be able to do 38 thousand trillion operations per second and hold more than 3580 terabytes of memory.
  6. The password for the computer controls of nuclear tipped missiles of the U.S was 00000000 for eight years.
  7. HP, Microsoft and Apple have one very interesting thing in common – they were all started in a garage.
  8. The first 1GB hard disk drive was announced in 1980 which weighed about 550 pounds, and had a price tag of $40, 000.
  9. The original name of windows was Interface Manager.
  10. The first microprocessor created by Intel was the 4004. It was designed for a calculator, and in that time nobody imagined where it would lead.

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