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1994 – Microsoft releases the second version of the Windows NT OS – Windows NT 3.5 in two flavors; NT Workstation and NT Server. This replaced NT 3.1 and was the first Windows NT version to have a Server and Workstation version. NT 3.5 integrated Winsock…
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1954 – Fortran is a blend from the IBM Mathematical Formula Translating System that started as the assembly language for the IBM 704. A general-purpose, procedural programming language that is suited to numeric computation and scientific computing. This…
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As our smartphones have become more powerful, so have their photography abilities. These days you can capture some truly amazing shots on a smartphone. Shots that weren’t possible just a few years ago. So now that smartphones are such powerhouse…
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2011 – Netflix CEO Reed Hastings made one of the biggest blunders of 2011 when he announced not only was the DVD section of Netflix getting a new name, but also that section was up for sale. Qwikster brought a lot of attention rapidly for two reasons – 1.…
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Here’s a development in robot vacuums that I didn’t foresee. Sure, I knew they would get smarter and more powerful, maybe even have a longer battery life, but I never saw this coming. Coral is now taking pre-orders for its very first product, the Coral…
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The @VIZIO 36 inch Premium Home Theater Sound Bar with @Dolby Atmos #hometheater #gear #soundbar #geekout #podcast

VIZIO announced their new line of Home Theater Sound Bar systems with Dolby Atmos. I’ve had the 36 inch home theater for the last month, learning more about this great system and all the features it offers. I paired it with my VIZIO 50 inch TV to use the…
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1989 – 4 years after resigning from Apple, Steve Jobs and his newest company NeXT finally release the NeXTstepOS. It is a Unix based system, with some aspects of BSD and using the Mach kernal. This is the OS that will eventually merge into Apple when Jobs…
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2008 -Sarah Palin succumbed to a hacker in a different way – through her Yahoo! email. The infiltrator gained access by using common information to reset the password. David Kernell then posted her email and new password on 4chan.org under the alias…
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1997– Microsoft purchased WebTV back in April for $425 Million.  It didn’t take long for the Justice department to clear the purchase, so Microsoft geared down to integrate the WebTV machine.  Today, Microsoft showed off the new and improved WebTV.…
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2008– Napster has been trying to solidify their name since they went legit. They forged the way with music downloads in the 1990’s but struggled after. Enter Best Buy. They saw the opportunity and laid down $121 Million for the company. Best Buy owned the…
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