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CT scans reveal details of how an ancient Egyptian pharaoh died

Researchers have recently conducted CT scans on the mummified remains of an ancient Egyptian pharaoh called Seqenenre-Taa-II. The pharaoh ruled over southern Egypt when the Hyksos occupied the country from 1650-1550 BCE. Seqenenre-Taa-II was killed while trying to wrestle his country from foreign control. The mummified remains were first discovered and studied in the 1880s. Since the discovery of the … Continue reading

Source: https://www.slashgear.com/ct-scans-reveal-details-of-how-an-ancient-egyptian-pharaoh-died-18660059/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Shane McGlaun

Apple Launches A Limited Edition Apple Watch To Celebrate Black History Month

Apple has launched a limited edition Apple Watch to celebrate Black History Month. Here is everything you need to know about this.

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Source: https://www.redmondpie.com/apple-launches-a-limited-edition-apple-watch-to-celebrate-black-history-month/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Oliver Haslam

What Was Windows CE, and Why Did People Use It?

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Microsoft released Windows CE in November 1996 as a new version of Windows. Designed to run pocket-sized computers, CE brought the user-friendly Windows 95 interface to mobile computing for the first time. Its architecture also formed the basis of Microsoft’s later mobile computing and smartphone products. Here’s why it was needed.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/703977/what-was-windows-ce-and-why-did-people-use-it/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Benj Edwards

Why Do They Spell Phishing With ‘ph?’ An Unlikely Homage

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Back in the counter-culture days of the U.S., a group of people developed an obsession with telephone systems. It gave us the first hackers, the weird spelling of phishing, and Apple, Inc.

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Source: https://www.cloudsavvyit.com/8647/why-do-they-spell-phishing-with-ph-an-unlikely-homage/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Dave McKay

35 Years of Microsoft Windows: Remembering Windows 1.0

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Microsoft released Windows 1.0 on Nov. 20, 1985. Starting as an environment that ran on top of MS-DOS, Windows became the most popular desktop operating system in the world. Let’s travel back in time, and take a look at what the original Windows 1.0 was like.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/700661/35-years-of-microsoft-windows-remembering-windows-1.0/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Benj Edwards

A three-minute journey through the history of first-person shooters

Starting with 1973’s Maze War and ending with 2013’s Battlefield 4, 4096‘s journey through decades of first-person shooters is a delight of cunning transitions and perfect selections. Here’s the full list of picks, for those curious.

Source: https://boingboing.net/2020/11/17/a-three-minute-journey-through-the-history-of-first-person-shooters.html
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Rob Beschizza

Windows Me, 20 Years Later: Was It Really That Bad?

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Twenty years ago, the turn of the millenium saw some serious software bugs. No, we’re not talking about Y2K here: We’re talking about Windows Me. Dubbed “Windows Mistake Edition” by PCWorld, Windows Me is not remembered fondly by many.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/688861/windows-me-20-years-later-was-it-really-that-bad/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Chris Hoffman

Why I Loved Microsoft Bob, Microsoft’s Strangest Creation

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This year marks the 25th anniversary of Windows 95, and people have a lot to say about it. My favorite part of Windows 95 was an infamous program called Microsoft Bob. It was a massive failure, but I loved it anyway.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/687748/why-i-loved-microsoft-bob-microsofts-strangest-creation/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

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