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Google’s name origin – a misspelling of Googol

Google's name comes from googol - 1 followed by 100 zeroes

The origin of the name of the world’s favourite search engine, Google. It is actually a misspelling of the word googol which means 1 followed by a hundred zeros. [more...]

Sosumi – The famous Mac alert sound has an interesting history

Apple alter sound - Sosumi - story

Mac alert sound Sosumi's name comes from the legal battle between Apple Computers and The Beatles Apple Records. When you say it aloud it sounds like "So Sue Me". [more...]

Apple had been embroiled in a lawsuit with The Beatles for years

Apple Computers vs. Apple Records

Brief on the legal battle between Apple Records owned by the Beatles and Apple Computers because of infringement of trademark by the latter. Here is how the lawsuit was settled and how the electronics giant launched the iTunes music store and the iPod music player. [more...]

Don't believe everything you read on the Internet

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How do I view a deleted web page?
Is there a way to view a deleted web page - one that is no longer available? Yes there is and the solution is quite simple. [more...]

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Gmail displays "Lockdown in Sector 4" error message if it suspects abnormal usage at an account. The account can be put offline upto to 24 hours. This is a great security measure put in place by the Google email service. [more...]

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