Creating the Commodore 64: The Engineers’ Story

[ad_1] In January 1981, a handful of semiconductor engineers at MOS Technology in West Chester, Pa., a subsidiary of Commodore International Ltd., began designing a graphics chip and a sound chip to sell to whoever wanted to make “the world’s best video game.” In January 1982, a home computer incorporating […]

Remembering IEEE Spectrum Columnist Bob Lucky

[ad_1] Yes, behind my helmeted head there’s a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 shrieking, as technically advanced as any automobile engine ever. It generates a seismic 780 metric hp (or 574 kilowatts), sending it rearward to gummy Michelin Pilot Sport Cup2 tires. But that leaves two wheels and 220 hp unaccounted for. […]

10Gbps Internet: Super Broadband’s Secrets

[ad_1] Guys, I did it! I recently upgraded my home to a 10Gbps Fiber-optic broadband plan via Sonic. Yes, that’s 10Gbps Internet or ten times the speed of Gigabit. And no, it’s not expensive, just $40/month (no contract required), which is very reasonable, if not cheap, in the USA. To […]

WhatsApp might increase its file-sharing capacity to 2GB

[ad_1] WhatsApp is the most popular and excellent cross-platform fast messaging services. Globally, around two billion lively end users are employing this cellular messaging app. The rapid digital transformation has led the masses to use this application. Information and file sharing and submitting video clips on WhatsApp statuses are the […]