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PCs in the 80s and 90s often had a “Turbo” button which when pressed would counterintuitively slow down the processor speed to allow compatibility with older games designed for slower processors.

Turbo button Case buttons including turbo button The LED display showing the CPU clock frequency, in MHz, of an Intel 80486 based computer. The turbo button is the right small button, whereas the left small button is the reset button which still exists in computers as of 2017; the triangular button is the power button. …

PCs in the 80s and 90s often had a “Turbo” button which when pressed would counterintuitively slow down the processor speed to allow compatibility with older games designed for slower processors. Read More »

Where Did the Bluetooth Name and Symbol Come From?

Bluetooth technology has been around for quite some time. Back in 1994, Intel, Ericsson, and Nokia developed the technology to replace RS-232 cables by using short ranges UHF waves. How did they come up with the name bluetooth. The name Bluetooth came from Harald Gormsson who was the king of Denmark from c. 958 to …

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