Tag Archive: Computer


New Apple Commercials: “Human Family” for iPhone, and Pitching iPad Pro as “Computer”

Apple has started running a few new advertisements, one of which markets the iPad Pro as a “computer”, and the other which demonstrates the iPhone camera by showing various portraits of humans as portrayed in images, videos, and Live Photos. Each commercial has been embedded below for easy viewing. The Human Family – Shot on … Read More

Google’s mind-bending quantum computer actually works

A major breakthrough from Google’s quantum-computing team could eventually lead to artificial-intelligence systems complex enough to make sci-fi nerds lose sleep in fear of the robot apocalypse. The breakthrough sounds simple, but it has massive implications: The quantum computer the team co-operates with NASA actually works. And not only does it work, but it can […]

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Streamlined bike computer captures all the data you need

Lust List: Super GPS bicycle computer by Lezyne It seems silly to call something with so much technology packed into it “simple,” but this is the word I keep coming back to when describing Lezyne’s new bicycle computers. They are simple. They are also powerful and sleek — and they just might be the perfect […]

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You could own 4,096 bits of space history when computer chip goes up for auction

A memory chip that originated from the first digital computer on a manned space flight will be up for auction next month in Dallas. For those calling in a bid, the smartphone in their hand has more than 250 million times the capacity of this chip. The onboard computer for Gemini 3 aided astronauts Gus […]

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Very first Apple computer hits auction block at mind-blowing price

Some of the most important scientific instruments of the past 700 years are hitting the auction block later this month, but one of the newest creations in the lot — one of the very first computers created by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak — is expect to fetch the highest bid. Christie’s has auctioned a […]

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Computer engineer wins 1,000 Twitter contests with Python script

Computer engineer Hunter Scott wrote a Python script to enter virtually every Twitter contest started over the span of nine months. The bot ended up entering him in about 165,000 different “RT to win” contests and more importantly, he won close to 1,000. On average, he won four contests per day every day. Scott embarked on […]

Get your digital memories off the computer and onto the page

There is a slight soapbox on which I stand sometimes when I write about photography. Nothing too high-minded, but when the topic allows, I will gently remind people to print out their pictures from their iPhones and computers. Today, I… Read more ›

Bay Area woman accidentally junks $200k Apple-1 computer

Have you ever thrown away something you regretted later on? If so, you have something in common with the Bay Area woman who recently junked a vintage Apple-1 computer — one of around just 200 surviving machines created by Steve Jobs and the Woz way… Read more ›

Cadillac ad credits Woz with inventing the personal computer

Martin Scorsese’s iPad ad wasn’t the only Apple-related spot at last night’s Oscars. In addition, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak popped up in an advert for Cadillac, in which he was described as “a college dropout [who invented] the personal computer.”… Read more ›

This old computer fetched nearly $23,000 on Ebay

Computer users of a certain age remember the Commodore 64. Millions brought the future into their home with this, their first personal computer. And if you still have a Commodore 64, dust it off and make sure it’s not a… Read more ›