In 1882 , the first string of Christmas tree lights was created by Edward H. Johnson. Edward H. Johnson was an associate of Thomas Edison. By 1900, department stores started to use Christmas tree lights for their Christmas displays. Learn more at http://inventors.about.com/od/cstartinventions/a/Xmas_Lights.htm.
It’s that time of year again… No matter what your beliefs are it is a time of celebration, family, thankfulness, and reflection. Looking back on the past year here at DCT is nothing but a pleasure. From quality content to the great authors I have
Digiarty Christmas Giveaway Part 2: Package of 3 iDevice related applications… expires on January 2nd. iPad DVD Ripper: Rip and back up DVD to iPad, iPhone, iPod, Apple TV. iPhone Video Converter: Convert various videos for playback with iOS devices. iPhone Ringtone Maker: Create M4R
In 1968, Apollo 8 was launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The crew of Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, and William Anders were the first people to ever leave the gravitational influence of the Earth and orbit another celestial body, the Moon. Learn more
I’m constantly on the lookout for new, interesting or innovative freeware, but anything labeled portable is always bound to pique my interest, regardless. Not all software can be portable of course, many programs need to be integrated into the system in order for them to
With the introduction of its latest innovation, it appears GE may have set some kind of record for the ultimate in miniaturization. In a move which has the potential to revolutionize consumer electronics and usher in a new generation of thinner, quieter, and more powerful
In 1974, The Altair 8800 microcomputer kit went on sale in the U.S. as a do-it-yourself computer kit. Sold by Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry Systems (MITS), the Altair used switches for input, indicator lights as a display and was powered by a 2MHz Intel 8080A
Lately, that is the question that I have been hearing from many friends, family members and co-workers. They have decided to buy an iPad. They’re just not sure which model to buy. There are three models currently available — iPad 2, iPad with Retina display
uRex Videomark Platinum Xmas giveaway… expires 5th January. Mark videos your own style and keep unique uRex Videomark Platinum is a great solution to easily add video watermark. Users are allowed to insert text, image and shape watermark into a video effortlessly. uRex Videomark
In 1987, Larry Wall released the first version of Perl. Perl stands for Practical Extraction And Reporting Language. Working at NASA, Larry Wall designed it to serve as a general purpose Unix scripting language. Learn more at http://www.linuxtopia.org/Perl_Programming/pickingUpPerl_85.html.
Ah – the holiday shopping season: mass crowds, out of stock specials, hunting a product across 3 stores to get just the right thing. This year, more than ever, I am thankful for the Amazon Wish List feature, and the ability to share Wish
MP3 Toolkit is currently available for free as a Christmas giveaway… expiry date unknown! [important]UPDATE: This giveaway has now expired.[/important] MP3 Toolkit is a collection of audio conversion and editing tools, including just about everything a dedicated audiophile requires in one powerful suite: MP3 Toolkit
In 1976 , local independent television station WTCG in Atlanta was broadcast nationally via the Satcom 1 satellite, becoming the first “superstation”. The station was purchased by Ted Turner in 1970. In 1979, its call letters were changed to WTBS. Learn more at http://static.tbs.com/about_us/PR/mile.htm.