Tech History Today – Greenwich becomes Prime Meridian

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Tech History Today October 13, 1884: Greenwich gets adopted as the Prime Meridian Today in 1884, Geographers and astronomers adopted Greenwich as the Prime Meridian, making it the International standard for zero degrees longitude. As the United Kingdom grew into an advanced maritime nation, British mariners kept at least one chronometer on GMT to calculate their longitude from the Greenwich meridian, which was...

Google Pixel now available for pre-order in India: price, deals and specs

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Google seems to be in full swing with its strategy shift since its Pixel event in San Francisco. The company, as promised, didn't delay the launch of its new smartphones 'Pixel' and 'Pixel XL' for the Android dominated Indian market and partners with HTC, Redington for sales and after sales support for the Pixel in India. Here’s everything you need...

It all started from the school: where and what did the top tech titans study?

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Tech Titans School/College definitely play a phenomenal role in making a person’s life. No, I’m not just talking about the classes that you take, but those 3-4 years of reality-check you spend carving yourself into the character that goes further to become your identity – an entrepreneur, a tech expert, an artist and more. Even the most successful tech titans of...

Tech History Today – Steve Jobs introduces NeXT Computer

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Tech History Today October 12, 1988: Steve Jobs introduces NeXT Computer Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, California. Steve Jobs shows off - to introduce the NeXT Computer at an event titled as "NeXT Introduction". The event took place on this day in 1988 and was described as a multimedia extravaganza. The first computer was launched with a Motorola 68030 microprocessor at...

Tech History Today – NASA launches Pioneer 1

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Tech History Today October 11, 1958: NASA's First Space Launch - Pioneer 1 NASA, the newly formed space agency of the US, launched its first spacecraft "Pioneer 1" as a part of the Pioneer Program on this day in 1958. The launch was intended to fly by the moon but due to a programming error in the upper stage (third stage), the spacecraft couldn't go...

Airtel is giving iPhone 7 for Rs 19,990 but don’t fall for it

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Recently, Airtel announced its iPhone for life plan after the launch of iPhone. For the ones who don’t know about it, Apple iPhone 7 was launched in India at a starting price of Rs 60,000 for 32 GB variant. It is available on all online retail as well bundled with various bank and exchange offers. As per the Airtel’s offer, which...

Tech History Today – Ms Pacman Releases In North America

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October 10, 1980: Pacman Releases in North America The popular arcade video game 'Pacman', following its Japan release in May, debuted in North America on this day in 1980. One of the reasons that Pacman was so popular because it appealed to both males and females. Girls are really gone want to play this because it is the first iconic you...

HTC 10 Slashed its Price by Rs. 5000

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Smartphone manufacturer HTC has just announced a price cut on its flagship smartphone HTC 10 in India. The smartphone was launched back in May 2016, in direct competition to Samsung's flagship phones in Galaxy lineup and was priced at Rs. 52,990. HTC has now slashed the price of the smartphone by Rs. 5,000 to Rs. 47,990, effective immediately. While, the Taiwanese...

Tech History Today -First Distant Phone Call by Alexander Graham Bell

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Tech History Today October 9, 1876: Alexander Graham Bell makes the First Phone Call over Outdoor Wires Today, in 1876, The first two-way telephone conversation occurred over outdoor wires between Alexander Graham Bell and his assistant, Thomas Watson. They used a two-mile telegraph line linking Boston and East Cambridge. October 9, 1998: Hayes Microcomputer Files for Bankruptcy Remember modem? Dial into the internet through an...

Tech History Today – Mortal Kombat releases

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October 8, 1992: Mortal Kombat releases into Arcades. Finish him! Mortal Kombat: The video game Mortal Kombat was released into arcades on this day in 1992. One of the most popular fighting game series in the history of gaming, the original Mortal Kombat became well-known for its graphic display of blood and deadly finishing moves known as “fatalities”. Soon after its...