Fact of the day: 7-07-2012

A ‘blue-bomb’ is a technique for causing the Windows operating system of someone you are communicating with to crash.

Alexander Graham Bell originally wanted the greeting for the telephone to be “Ahoy” but Thomas Edison voted for “Hello” a word he coined in 1877.

Wake-on-LAN (WOL) is a technology that enables a computer motherboard to switch itself on (and off) based on signals arriving at the computer’s network card.

The idea of Bluetooth technology was born in 1994. The name Bluetooth is derived form a Danish Viking King, Harald Blatand translated as Bluetooth in English – who lived in the latter part of the 10th century. Blatand united and controlled Denmark and Norway, hence the inspiration for the name, as in ‘uniting devices’ through Bluetooth’.

Blowfish12@2012 blowfish12.tk Author; Sudharsun. P. R.


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