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Malware Laptop

How Much Did a Malware-Infested Laptop Sell at an Art Auction?

Malware is short for malicious software. The term refers to any intrusive software created by Hackers to steal data and damage or destroy computers and computer mechanisms. But did you know that an old malware-infected computer was auctioned off at a high price? A Windows XP computer that was infected with six different types of …

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Dark Souls 3

What Inspired Hidetaka Miyazaki to Design the Summoning System in the Dark Souls Series?

Hidetaka Miyazaki is a Japanese creative director, designer, scriptwriter, and executive for the video game company FromSoftware, but did you know that he was inspired to design a summoning scene in one of his games by his car breakdown? Hidetaka Miyazaki, the creator of the Dark Souls series, was inspired to design the summoning based …

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Steve Jobs

What Was Steve Jobs’ Actual Contribution to Apple?

Steve Jobs is widely known as the brain behind Apple. Jobs is an American business magnate, industrial designer, media proprietor, and investor. He was the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple, and also the chairman and majority shareholder of Pixar. But what was his actual contribution to Apple?  Steve Jobs didn’t do any of the …

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Ordinary cheap computer hard drives do not work reliably above 10,000ft in altitude, because they require a cushion of dense air for the magnetic head to float on. Without that air density, the head will scratch the disk. People who live above 10,000ft must buy special hard drives.

Interesting hard drive facts you probably didn’t know Everybody has one, but nobody gives it much thought – the hard disk drive. It’s just another device, another component on their computer system. But those who care, here are some facts to ponder upon. The hard drive head never touches the disk platter You probably know …

Ordinary cheap computer hard drives do not work reliably above 10,000ft in altitude, because they require a cushion of dense air for the magnetic head to float on. Without that air density, the head will scratch the disk. People who live above 10,000ft must buy special hard drives. Read More »