Create a Windows e-mail shortcut

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If you have a friend, family member, or co-worker you often e-mail, you can do so using an e-mail shortcut link on your desktop or taskbar. To create an e-mail shortcut,... Continue reading

Today's Computer Word: ZIF Socket (Zero Insertion Force Socket)

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Short for zero insertion force socket, the ZIF socket was designed by Intel and included a small lever to insert and remove the computer processor. Using the lever, allo... Continue reading

How do I create a computer program?

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This page does not provide step-by-step instructions for creating a program as the steps differ based type of program the programming language used. Anyone interested in... Continue reading

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1797 - Joseph Henry was born.
1865 - The committee now known as the ITU was founded.
1940 - Alan Kay was born.
1955 - An wang was issued patent #2,708,722 helping develop magnetic core memory.
1962 - Rosalind Picard was born.
1999 - The Intel Pentium III 550MHz processor was introduced.
2009 - Minecraft game was released.
2019 - Hewlett-Packard announced the purchase of Cray for $1.3 billion.

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