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APPLE #FAIL – 21 Apple Product Flops [INFOGRAPHIC]

Behind All Successes Are a Series of Failures When starting your own business, you should be ready for some failures along the way – but the most successful firms learn from their mistakes. As author C.S Lewis once said: “Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.” Take Apple. The Cupertino-based tech giant may be known for the runaway success of the iPhone and Ipad. But as our Infographic shows, Steve Jobs suffered a number of epic fails over…

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The Evolution of a Terabyte of Data: 1956 – 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Data storage has been transformed in the last 50 years from huge, clunking machines with limited capacity to tiny memory cards that can store a fantastic amount of data but are no bigger than the size of a finger nail. The cost of data storage has also plummeted. In 1956 a 5Mb IBM RAMAC 350 Disk File – the highest capacity data storage device at the time – weighed a tonne and cost a fortune. But in 2013, Kingston released…

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The sweet evolution of Android O/S [INFOGRAPHIC]

From Cupcake to Lollipop, we chart the development of the Android operating system. The latest version of the Android mobile operating system (o/s) has been unveiled by Google – and in keeping with tradition, it has been been named Android 5.0 Lollipop. The search engine giant has been giving each version of Android a confectionary-themed name since April 2009 – the first being cupcake. See the infographic below for the sweet evolution of Android o/s. Further links: Which phones will…

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The transformation of memory storage [INFOGRAPHIC]

Small memory cards may now be part of modern life, but not so long ago this wasn’t the case. The original hard disk drive stored 5 megabytes of data on 50 magnetic disks – each 24 inches in diameter. The IBM 350 RAMAC disk storage unit was operational in 1956. Now we talk about the size of memory cards in millimetres. Just take a look at the infographic below. Further links to click on Read about the SanDisk 128GB microSD memory card and buy…

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Could your phone store millions of photos – in fact “your life” in a few years?

Imagine storing 32 million photos on your phone? Or what about the equivalent of 11 years of home video footage? Surely, that isn’t possible? Well, it might not be possible yet – but could there be a huge jump in memory storage? Could you “store your life” on your phone? Technology company HP says it is developing technology that it says could lead to a phone with 100 terabytes (TB) of storage – and that is one heck of a lot of storage. Just take a…

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The Zettabyte Age: the explosion in internet traffic

The scale of the internet is jaw-dropping – and it’s only going to get bigger and bigger. Just take a look at the infographic below and how many bytes of data are expected to be carried across the web by 2016. It’s a big number – so big that it’s got 21 zeros after the one. That number is known as a zettabyte and is equivalent to 250 BILLION DVDs. Put it another way, you wold need one BILLION one…

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