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10 Mind-Blowing Technology Facts That You Need to Know


Technology has become an integral part of our daily lives, from the smartphones we use to connect with friends and family to the smart homes we live in. Every day, new technologies are being developed, further expanding the boundaries of the unimaginable. Here are 10 mind-blowing technology facts that you need to know.

1. There are currently more mobile devices on earth than people. With over 7.7 billion people living on the planet, there are over 8 billion mobile devices in use worldwide.

2. The average American spends over 11 hours a day consuming electronic media. This includes time spent watching TV, browsing the internet, and using smartphones.

3. The first computer mouse was made of wood. Douglas Engelbart invented the first mouse in 1964, which was made of wood and had only one button.

4. The first website was published on August 6, 1991. Created by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the first website provided information about the World Wide Web and how to use it.

5. The world’s first 3D-printed car was made in just 44 hours. The Local Motors Strati was printed in pieces using a large 3D printer and then assembled in under two days.

6. The first smartphone, called the IBM Simon, was released in 1993. It had a touch screen and could send and receive faxes and emails.

7. The fastest internet speed ever recorded was 44.2 terabits per second. The speed was achieved using a single optical fiber.

8. The first computer virus was created in 1983. Known as the Elk Cloner virus, it was designed to replicate and spread through Apple II computers.

9. The first computer game was developed in 1961. Called “Spacewar!” it was developed by students at MIT and involved two players controlling spaceships in a two-dimensional space.

10. The first commercially available drone was called the “Penguin B”. Made by the company UAV Factory, it was used for aerial photography and surveying.

These are just a few of the many technology facts that exist. As technology continues to evolve and progress, it’s clear that we’re only scratching the surface of what is possible. The future is bright, and we can’t wait to see what’s coming next.…