Tricks Every Google User Should Know

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Below is a list of our top Google tricks many people who use Google don't know. Type "weather" or "movies" followed by a zip code or city and state t... Continue reading

Today's Computer Word: XJACK

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Connection used with laptop network and modem PC Cards. The XJACK connector is a small plastic piece that can be extended from inside the card. The plastic piece has a h... Continue reading

How to Determine the IP Address of a Computer or Website

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This page discusses the best ways to find the IP address of an external computer or website. If you want to find the IP address of the computer, see: How to find my IP a... Continue reading

Today in Computer History

1901 - Allen DuMont was born.
1907 - Lee De Frost files patent #879,532 for vacuum tube triode. Later used as an electronic switch in the first electronic computer.
1996 - The game Duke Nukem 3D was released.
2014 - Google announces it will sell Motorola Mobility to Lenovo.
2007 - Apple first announced the iPhone with iOS.
2020 - Facebook agreed to pay $550 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed in Illinois regarding facial recognition.
2020 - WireGuard was accepted by Linus Torvalds for inclusion in the Linux kernel.

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