Turn your monitor off using your keyboard

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Using the Monitor Off Utility is a quick and easy way to turn off your monitor when stepping away from the computer. As shown in the screenshot below, this utility allow... Continue reading

Today's Computer Word: An Axis

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An axis is an imaginary line that passes through the origin point of a geometric coordinate system. Each dimension of the system has exactly one axis. For every point... Continue reading

How do computers connect over the Internet?

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Using the Internet, computers connect and communicate with one another, primarily using the TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol). Think of TCP/IP a... Continue reading

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1912 - Helmut Hoelzer war born.
1955 - Grady Booch was born.
1967 - Jonathan Ive was born.
1998 - Apple Newton OS and the Newton platform officially ended.
2001 - Phoenix announces it would acquire Integrity Sciences.
2001 - UsRobotics introduces the V.92 modem standard.
2008 - Microsoft released Windows Server 2008.
2008 - Microsoft release the WorldWide Telescope (WWT) program.
2011 - Gaikai launched, the service would later become known as PlayStation Now.

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