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Before iPhone, iPad, or even iPod, there was the Newton, Apple's first ARM-based handheld PDA. Spurned in its day, has Newton's legacy finally been vindicated? Learn the story and decide.
Windows, MS-DOS, OS/2... and Xenix? Once upon a time, Microsoft was selling the world's most popular version of Unix, and rumor has it that they even used it to develop DOS and Windows.
Delve into the shadowy corridors of Redmond as Trivia Tuesday takes a look at some of Microsoft's forgotten products, from an obscure 1979 adventure game to the ill-fated Kin mobile phone line.
Both founded by former Fairchild Semiconductor employees in the late '60s, AMD and Intel have been partners, and bitter enemies over the years, but they have more in common than you might think.
Vaporware; the products that just keep getting delayed, and then disappears; the tech industry's full of it, and this week's Trivia Tuesday is delving into the anticlimactic world of vaporware.
What if Microsoft's antitrust troubles led to it being split into two companies? What if Steve Jobs never returned to Apple? Trivia Tuesday takes a look at some of technology's greatest what ifs.
Check out Trivia Tuesday's awesome infographic pedigree of Microsoft operating systems, from MS-DOS and OS/2 all the way up to Windows 8, and everything in between. Yes, even Zune.
We all know 'em, and we all hate 'em: viruses, worms, trojans, spyware, and malware of any kind. From their origins in science fiction to Flame, Trivia Tuesday delves into your security nightmares.
In 1994, a storm was brewing at Apple: by unwittingly bestowing the internal codename Carl Sagan on the Power Macintosh 7100, Apple engineers had set the stage for one of tech's weirdest legal battles
Microsoft's Cairo project never saw the light of day, but its promose of information at your fingertips echoes down from Windows 95 to Windows 8. Learn about an OS that was far, far ahead of its time
Somewhere in the San Francisco Bay area, there's a top secret Google research facility working on everything from robots to space elevators. This week's Trivia Tuesday takes a closer look at Google X.
Ever been curious about Microsoft product codenames and the stories behind them? For this week's Trivia Tuesday, we've assembled a sampling of some of the most interesting, from Opus to Longhorn.
Google has had quite a few misses mixed in with its hits, thanks to its willingness to experiment with new ideas. This week's Trivia Tuesday takes a look at some of Google's less successful products.
Everyone uses their computer to listen to their favorite tunes, whether it's a PC or an iPhone, but it wasn't always so. Delve into the history of digital music with this week's Trivia Tuesday.
Apple and Microsoft have had a really interesting relationship down through the years, so this week's Trivia Tuesday is taking a look at how the two tech titans loved, hated, and helped one another.
This week's Trivia Tuesday takes a look at operating systems; what they are, how they work, and their history, from their unlikely origins at General Motors to the source code of Windows.
Over the years, the folks at Cupertino have produced some awesome products. But what about the not so awesome products? This week's Trivia Tuesday takes a look at five forgotten Apple products.
Trivia Tuesday is back, so join us as we delve into the history of one of Microsoft's more obscure products, the mysterious MSX platform that took Japan and South America by storm in the mid-'80s.
Trivia Tueday is back (hurray!) and this fine day we're looking at the reign of Internet Explorer, featuring some interesting statistics about the popular browser from Microsoft.
Windows Live Messenger is a hugely popular service that is one of Microsoft's most successful software ventures, so this Trivia Tuesday we look at some statistics surrounding WLM
The Xbox 360 has been one of Microsoft's most successful ventures into the gaming space, so this Trivia Tuesday we take a look at some cool trivia about the ever-popular gaming console.
Here at Neowin we're hoping you're enjoying your Tuesday, as this week's Trivia focuses on piracy, which is still a major issue for content providers worldwide. Read on for some facts about piracy
It is undoubtedly one of Microsoft's biggest successes to date, so this Trivia Tuesday I'm taking a look at Windows 95, some facts about the OS and release, and just how great it was back in 1995.
Wi-Fi is used by countless people worldwide, and is an integral part to a wireless lifestyle. In this Trivia Tuesday I look at the history of Wi-Fi as well as interesting Wi-Fi facts and tidbits
It turns out that the fastest supercomputer in the world is around 110,000 times faster than the top Sandy Bridge consumer processor. This, and more supercomputing facts in today's Trivia Tuesday
Ever wonder what the largest digital photo ever taken was? Well it's not just a few hundred megapixels, in fact its more than a hundred GIGApixels in size, and it's a stunning sight to behold
It may be long gone, killed off by Windows Phone 7, but in today's Trivia Tuesday I look at some interesting facts surrounding Microsoft's original Windows Mobile OS; it's been around for a while now
Slow motion imagery can be captivating and amazing to watch, so in today's Trivia Tuesday I take a look at the technology behind high-speed photography including the world's fastest camera.
BitTorrent is a protocol used by millions of people to download ("torrent") files over a peer-to-peer network, some which are legit and many that are not. Here are some random facts about torrenting
While Apple may be an industry leader in several markets with products like the iPad and iPhone, there are some things that people think the company has invented but they actually haven't
Ever wondered just how large a movie would be if you recorded an entire persons life from start to finish? Well I did the calculations and the result is a staggering but interesting piece of trivia
In a war between two of the greatest tech companies ever founded, who was actually the first to reach major milestones? This Trivia Tuesday we look at which came first: Apple or Microsoft?
Ever wonder what the most useless key on the keyboard, the scroll lock key, was once used for? Read on and learn some trivia as we discover what purpose the key originally had.