#ThrowBackThursday ICQ, short for the phrase "I Seek You," laid the groundwork for standalone instant messaging clients when it arrived in November 1996. Think about how long ago that was... Windows 95 was barely a year old, Nintendo had just introduced the N64, and those with a reason to have a cell phone actually used it to talk on.
#ThrowBackThursday We've compiled a list of things that you can do in the Windows Command Prompt, including some commands everyone should know for general usage, more advanced ones for tweaking or troubleshooting your PC, as well as lesser known Command Prompt features.
Compaq Portable, Epson, Gavilan, Osborne... what?
The graphical user interface for the MS-DOS operating system
When we recently tested the new GeForce GTX 1660 we noted that Nvidia was making a bold claim in the review guide saying that the 1660 was a whopping 113% faster than the GTX 960, making it a perfect upgrade option for owners of the old mid-range Maxwell GPU.
Was it Texas Instruments, Panasonic, Ricoh or Xerox?
A long time ago, desktop PCs used to have a Turbo button alongside Power and Reset.
120 feet, 240 feet, 512 or 812 feet (248 meters)?
Motorola's DynaTAC weighed nearly two pounds and provided a talk time of only 30-60 minutes
A bad hint: It wasn't IBM's
Released in 1989, the Psion MC-400 laptop was way ahead of its time, it included all of these features except one...
This old school laptop had all but one of these features: SSD storage, 60-hour battery life, a touchpad and Wi-Fi.
Trivia goes real old school
The "1977 Trinity" phrase was coined by "Byte" magazine to refer about the revolution of desktop PCs that came pre-assembled with a monitor and keyboard
Recognized as the father of the video rental store, the first VHS rental store called "Video Station" opened in Los Angeles in 1977
Earlier this year we decided to dust off the venerable GTX 980 Ti along with the Radeon R9 Fury X to see how they were getting on it modern titles and what, if anything, had changed. Since then we've had loads of requests to create a similar article comparing the Radeon R9 390 and GeForce GTX 970. So that's exactly what we're doing.