Now in digital format, TECH O’CLOCK is the official newsletter of ASI.
Back in the day in its printed form, the newsletter was able to affirm ASI as one of the
leading providers of technology solutions for business, government, education and
finance, among others.
committed to meet market demands for high quality but cost-effective information
technology equipment coupled with quality customer service.
The social media landscape has been consistently expanding and online presence for
business enterprises has never been more significant today than several years before.
The return of TECH O’CLOCK will not only serve as ASI’s online platform in supporting
the sales and marketing aspect of the company, but will also strengthen its online
presence in the digital world. TECH O’CLOCK will deliver updates on products, promos,
latest technology news, company events… plus more!
existing customers in business, government, education, among others, but also with
new and prospective clients.
Amazing Facts to Learn about Technology!
We all know that technology rules the world these days. Most of us rely on our smartphones and gadgets to complete our everyday tasks. Without technology we would be missing out on some of the greatest advancements of this century. Go ahead and discover a wealth of knowledge that follows!
1. The word technology was coined in 330 BC by the one and only Aristotle.
You may think of technology as modernized or contemporary, but its etymology dates back to Aristotle’s time.
2. The QWERTY keyboard can slow your typing speed on the computer.
This keyboard was designed to address the jam issues of typewriters. However, the most used letters are not place together on the keyboard.
3. Xerox is not a verb for photocopying but is a name of a company that creates and sells xerographic technology.
Many people often use the word “xerox” when they want to photocopy something. Yet, they do not know that it is actually a company name called Xerox Holdings Corporation.
4. Motorola produced the first-ever portable mobile phone.
In 1983, Motorola paved the way for smartphone manufacturing companies by creating the first portable phone called DynaTAC 8000X. It is bulky and has keypads and an antenna.
5. No one yet has verified the identity of Bitcoin’s founder.
Satoshi Nakamoto is the only the pseudonym of the most popular cryptocurrency in the world, the bitcoin. Up until now, his real identity remains a world mystery.
6. Japan has the fastest Internet speed of 319 terabits per second.
This Internet speed is speedy enough to download approximately 80,000 movies per second. The engineers used fiber-optic cables to make this world-breaking record possible.
7. Aeromobil has introduced the world’s first commercial flying car.
Flying cars exist! The Slovakian company aims to debut the world’s first roadable aircraft in the market this 2023, which will shake the transportation industry.
8. Using metal steel straws isn’t eco-friendly.
Metal steel straws can save the turtles but the entire world. In fact, a single metal steel straw need 2420 kJ of energy and releases a lot of carbon dioxide.
9. General Motors made the first self-driving car model
Elon Musk wasn’t the brain behind autonomous cars. In 1939, General Motors was able to create a model for a self-driving car that relies on electromagnetic fields and magnetized spikes on the roads.
10. Facebook was originally a directory of freshmen with their names and pictures.
It’s a book of faces! Mark Zuckerberg and his Harvard colleagues created a digital book of new students with their faces on it. Since then, Facebook has become the leading social networking website in the world.
More Fun Facts to Learn!
1. The first alarm clock only rings at 4 a.m.
2. Nokia’s first product is toilet paper.
3. The ‘fox’ in the Mozilla Firefox logo is a red panda.
4. Google’s name was the fruit of a spelling mistake.
5. The world’s first computer mouse was wooden, not plastic.
6. For every 12 million email spams, only one gets a reply.
7. Wi-Fi doesn’t stand for Wireless Fidelity.
8. The first video camera recorder was as big as a grand piano!
9. Nintendo was established as a playing card business.
More Mind-blowing Trivia to Discover!
2. Combining all the bitcoin mining operations worldwide is equivalent to the computing power of 3.7 million supercomputers.
3. Amazon’s Alexa listens to your conversations.
4. Google receives more than 99,000 searches every second.
5. Dial-up connection persists in 2022.
6. In 1936, Water Integrator, a computer run on water, was created in Russia.
7. Reading from a screen slows your reading time.
8. There are 4000 luxury cars sunken in the Atlantic Ocean in 2022.
9. Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, has 264 billion dollars of net worth.
10. Peugeot has been making cars for more than one century. (126 years old)