Computer Facts

    Computer Facts

    List of funny, unbelievable, weird, and interesting computer fun facts. Featuring various computing trivia about things like the internet, Facebook, hardware, and software.

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    TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.
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    Bill Gates' house was designed using a Macintosh computer.
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    While it took the radio 38 years, and the television a short 13 years, it took the World Wide Web only 4 years to reach 50 million users.
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    There are approximately 1,319,872,109 people on the Internet.
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    "Stewardesses" is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.
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    On an average work day, a typist's fingers travel 12.6 miles.
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    E-mail has been around longer than the World Wide Web.
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    Another name for a Microsoft Windows tutorial is 'Crash Course'!
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    On eBay, there are an average of $680 worth of transactions each second.
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    One of every 8 married couples in the US last year met online.
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    By the year 2012 there will be approximately 17 billion devices connected to the Internet.
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    HP, Google, Microsoft, and Apple have one thing in common – apart from the obvious that they are IT companies. They were all started in garages.
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    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.
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    Computer programming is currently one of the fastest growing occupations.
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    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.
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