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Why is the iPhone called so?

The iPhone gets its name because it can be customized to suit the user. Its screen and applications can be altered to individual taste, like iPod and iGoogle. It highlights the ‘i’ – individuality of the user. The iPhone is a multimedia-enabled smartphone, which made its appearance a couple of years ago. It combines email, 3D graphics, camera, a portable …

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Why are the keys on keyboards not arranged alphabetically?

The keyboards are designed such that the people when typing with both the hands find it very comfortable to type and not have to look down at the keyboard from time to time to type. The arrangement is such that the most typed words like “the”, “an” can be typed with three different fingers with out any problem. And second …

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Who is a wardriver?

A wardriver is someone who accesses an unsecured wireless connection through a PDA or laptop in a moving vehicle. It�s derived from the word wardialling from the film WarGames. Other related concepts are warbiking (accessing a wi-fi connection on a motorbike or bicycle) and warwalking/ jogging (doing the same while on foot). While there are several softwares to enable wardriving, …

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Who is a tweetheart?

A tweetheart is a person who is much admired and followed on Twitter. A tweetheart could be a celebrity, or even a public figure who usually sets a trend, and picks up a fan – Twitter – following. Some tweethearts are journalists and even activists who break new ground. Many celebrities reveal their lives via Twitter, and this is lapped …

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Which is the earliest social networking site?

The earliest social networking site was classmates.com which was established in 1995. It introduced the concept of user profiles and of short messages sent and received by friends on the website. The basic purpose was to keep in touch with old friends. Sixdegrees.com which came in 1997 is considered to be the first social networking website to have all features …

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Where is Europe’s silicon valley?

There are several silicon valleys in Europe. In Finland, there is Otaniemi near Helsinki, in France, there are two – Sophia Antipolis, between Nice and Cannes, and Zirst of Meylan, close to Grenoble. In Germany too, there are two – namely Chausseestrasse, Berlin and Dresden. In the UK, there are three – M4 corridor between London and Reading, Silicon Fen, …

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