Sunday, 12 February 2017

20 Facts You Didn't Know About Technology

20 Facts You Didn't Know About Technology

Hey guys! In today’s article I we discuss 20 facts you didn't know about technology. When it comes to our technology, here are some of the weird things we don’t always think about when we use it. Let find out.

20 Facts You Didn't Know About Technology

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Check them out below;

• 160 billion emails are sent daily, 97% of which are spam. Spam generates 33bn KWt-hours of energy every year, enough to power 2.4 million homes, producing17 million tons  of CO2. 9 out of every 1,000 computers are infected with spam.

• The first known cell phone virus, Cabir.A, appeared in 2004.

• Did You Know That Apple Wasn’t The First To Produce The “IPhone”?

• Since 2008, video games have outsold movie DVDs.

• The first electronic computer ENIAC weighed more than 27 tons and took up 1800 square feet.

• There are about 5000 new computer viruses released every month. What?!!

20 Facts You Didn't Know About Technology

• Amazon sells more e-books than printed books.

• Facebook has more than 1.3 billion registered users; about 100 million of those are fake profiles.

• About 3 billion people connect to the Internet; 850 million of them speak just English.

• Google indexed its 1 trillionth unique URL on July 25, 2008. That is thought to be about 20% of all the pages on the Internet but a high percentage of the World Wide Web (the public Internet).

• One Google search produces about 0.2g of CO2. But since you hardly get an answer from one search, a typical search session produces about the same amount of CO2 as does boiling a kettle.

• Google handles about 1 billion search queries every day, releasing some 200 tons of CO2 per day.

• The average US household uses 10.6 megawatt-hours (MWh) electricity per year.

• Google uses an estimated 15 billion kWh of electricity per year, more than most countries. However, google generates a lot of their own power with their solar panels.

• The first public cell phone call was made on April 3, 1973 by Martin Cooper.

• The Best Tablet In The World Isn’t The Apple IPad, You Know Right?

• The Motorola DynaTAC 8000X was the first cell phone sold in the US; launched on April 11, 1984, it was designed by Rudy Krolopp and weighed 2 pounds.

• The HTC Dream was the world’s first Android phone.

• About 20% of the videos on YouTube are music related.  Hmmmmnn…

• 24 hours of video viewing is uploaded every minute on YouTube.

• People view 15 billion videos online every month.

• On average, US onliners view 100 videos per month each.

Amazing right?

20 Facts You Didn't Know About Technology

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Engineer Alex is a part time blogger and tech geek from Nigeria. Apart from blogging he is a student. He loves to write about technology, blogging, SEO, Internet Marketing, Make Money online, Social Media, Android, Windows and other interesting topics likes technology solutions. He is Founder of KraftyShare blog and He love to share what he knows.


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