Welcome to my Emporium of Technological Curiosities. Here's a little known fact; the megabyte (or mega-mega-bite-bite) was actually invented in 1843 by Australian Edward "Ned" Kelly. We Aussies also coined the phrase "web cam" to describe a tube of spider silk fashioned into a rudimentary lens for peering at the heavens.
The Education Labs team was created to incubate new technology that contributes to the advancement of education. We collect ideas, build working prototypes of the most
promising concepts, and then share them with you to hear what you think.
Q: Can my PC run Windows 7?
The short answer is yes (probably).
If your PC is less than 5 years old then you should be fine.
The official minimum system requirements for Windows 7 are:
- 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
- 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit)…
There are two parts to this question.
1. Can I purchase an upgrade to Windows 7?
If you have a PC running a full version of Windows XP or Windows Vista then yes you can purchase an upgrade to Windows 7.
The Windows 7 installer will ask for the product key from your Windows XP or Windows…
In this weeks "Countdown to Cairo" video diary, Joe Wilson talks with DPE Corporate Vice President Walid Abu-Hadba about his experiences
as a student studying computer science and why the
Imagine Cup is such an important, exciting event for both Microsoft and students all around the…
Today Microsoft released 20,000 lines of device driver code to the Linux Community. The code, which includes three Linux device drivers, has been submitted to the Linux kernel community for inclusion in the Linux tree.
Sam Ramji, Senior Director of Platform Strategy, and Tom Hanrahan, Director…