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Infographic: The evolution of Wi-Fi

Did you know other names considered for "Wi-Fi" included FlankSpeed and DragonFly? Another curious fact: there are an estimated 10 billion wireless devices in use -- outnumbering the world’s population of 7 billion. D-Link has created an infographic filled with…

Infographic: Looking back at Gmail on its 9th birthday

It's hard to imagine Google without its spaghetti bowl of web services, but less than a decade ago it didn't even provide email. Gmail shook up the Internet when it entered beta on April Fool's Day, 2004, offering handy features such as threaded conversations as well as a whole gig...

Infographic: What happens when your computer turns on

Ever wonder what's happening after you press the power button on your PC? Sure, you're greeted by an esoteric beep, your flashy liquid cooling loop and meticulous wire routing become illuminated through the side window, your aftermarket case fans release a dull whir...

E-Waste by the numbers: Infographic

Who doesn't love a cool gadget that can make your life easier on the day to day? Evidently tech enthusiasts like ourselves tend to spend more on electronics and upgrade more often than the average consumer, but as tech has…

Infographic: The Internet 10 years later

A staggering 33 percent of the world’s population now has access to the Internet, a substantial jump over the 9.1 percent that were connected in 2002. Furthermore, these net users are now online for an average of four hours per…

Infographic: The death of RIM

When Research In Motion released the first BlackBerry smartphone around 2002 (they marketed two-way pagers prior to that), the ability to send and receive push email combined with web browsing, organizer, and phone capabilities made it an instant hit. The…

Google infographic: when Larry met Sergey

Google has come a long way from its humble beginning as a Stanford University research project in the late 1990's to the global multi-billion dollar online business that it is today. In that time frame the company has entered a…

Infographic: Just how big is Amazon?

Taking on the behemoth that is Apple in the tablet space is no small challenge, but at least one company is looking fit for the job. Amazon's Kindle Fire has a big shot at shaking up the market and become…