Computers

Apple Is A Big Deal In American Business [POLL]
Apple had humble beginnings in the 1970’s in a small garage in Los Altos, California. Monday Apple’s worth topped $623 billion, making the technology giant the most valuable company in history.Microsoft had the previous record of $620 billion set in 1999. Apple stock gained over $14 on…
Is Your Computer Password Among the 25 Worst of 2011?
Password management app maker SplashData has released its list of the “worst computer passwords of 2011″ based around the most commonly stolen password data. It should come as no surprise that the password “password” topped the list of no-nos. Besides the shockingly …
Prestigious Waldorf Private School Keeps Computers Away from Kids
The 160 Waldorf private schools in the United States boast an impressive student body: the children of tech luminaries from firms like eBay, Google, Apple, Yahoo and Hewlett-Packard. But what makes Waldorf a seemingly odd choice for such parents is that until kids are in the eighth grade, the school…
Why Are Most Computer Voices Female?
Who knew — there’s a reason why most computer voices are female. In fact, there are several reasons. The main reason is probably biological. Research has shown that humans are simply programmed to favor female voices. Studies suggest that this preference starts in the womb, where fetus…
This Super-Tiny Computer Actually Works [VIDEO]
With the latest Macbook Air weighing in at just over two pounds, it seems that computers just keep getting smaller and smaller — and this one, smaller than a human finger, is positively byte-sized. The coolest part? It actually works. The itty-bitty PC even has a mouse and mousepad that a gia…