Geek Fact for May 31st


In 2001
, Microsoft released the Microsoft Office XP office suite.

The XP version included enhanced features that enabled users to link to the Internet and collaborate with co-workers on projects.

Learn more at http://money.cnn.com/2001/05/31/technology/microsoft/index.htm

 

In 2005, 
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) released the Athlon 64 x2 Dual-Core 4200+, 4400+, 4600+, and 4800+ processors.

Dual-core processors contain two processors on a single piece of silicon and give users improved performance. Up until this time, most desktop and server processors had a single core.

Learn more at http://www.pcworld.com/article/120920/amd_set_to_launch_dualcore_athlon_64.html

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