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Are Kids With Gadgets More Likely to Have ADHD?

Go to any family restaurant and you'll be surrounded by kids. Some will be antsy, others will be well-behaved and a lot of them will be playing on …

'I Printed a 3D Gun'

In early May, Cody Wilson, the world's most famous digital gunsmith, fired the first entirely 3D-printed handgun, the Liberator, and posted its …

The Centre for Computing History, Cambridge, England

A dedicated band of individuals maintain, demonstrate and exhibit old computing technology from a base in eastern England.<p>One of the major exhibitors …

Personal Computers

Our "History of Video Games in 9 Screens" video wall at Revival. Should be a good event ... http://t.co/Dh23IXRxSQ

Anyone ever played on one of these? An #Atari 5200. Not released in the UK ... It's massive!!! It's here at Revival. http://t.co/AzUjFam236

The Two Spocks in a Very Funny and Smart Commercial

The two Spocks playing 3D chess over their iPads? Check. Leonard Nimoy historical trivia? Check. Star Trek humor on full display? Double check. …

Synology DiskStation DS213j Promises Speedy Cloud Storage in the Home or Office

External storage device maker Synology has unveiled a new storage solution called the DiskStation DS213j that promises to be a affordable storage …

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A simple guide to Bitcoin

WIRED has been reporting on digital currency Bitcoin for several years, but in the past few months, a single bitcoin's trading value has swung …

The ten SEXIEST computers of ALL TIME

<b>Product Round-up</b> Does a computer need to look sexy? You might say that the looks of such a pragmatic gadget don’t matter. After all, most of us have, …

Security alert: notes from the frontline of the war in cyberspace

A short, handsome man bounces outside the colossal courthouse on Walnut Street, Newark, New Jersey. He's doing it to keep warm – it is freezing today …

Pages from Ceefax: Into the archives

It was a programme without a presenter and watched mainly by night workers, early risers and insomniacs. But now - as the UK analogue television turn-off nears completion, with Northern Ireland going all-digital this week - Pages from Ceefax has been broadcast for the last time.<p>Ceefax first …

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Elite: Dangerous Composer Announcement

Hi everyone,Michael here with the latest Elite: Dangerous update and I have some exciting news for you all. Quite a few of you have been asking what …

Atari U.S. operation files for bankruptcy

The U.S. operations of pioneering video game company Atari Inc. is seeking… (Strong National Museum…)<p>The U.S. operations of iconic but long-troubled video game maker Atari have filed for bankruptcy in an effort to break free from their debt-laden French parent.<p>Atari Inc. and three of its affiliates …

Retrogaming

From Bedrooms to Billions

<b>PayPal is now an option to participate and contribute to the project:</b><p>http://www.frombedroomstobillions.com/kickstarter<p><b>URGENT CAMPAIGN UPDATE!</b><p>As we …

BBC Domesday System - Promotional Laserdisc

Cambridge computing history ...

If you remember collecting these, give it a LIKE ... http://www.tvfilmprops.co.uk/det/947/Star-Wars-Trading-Cards-Original-1977-Topps/

The front area of the building is starting to look a bit museum like! You can see a half built wall and the classroom in progress towards the back. Thanks to our great volunteers for their hard work so far :-)

Two-tonne Witch computer gets a reboot

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/924000/924061_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524621315_cd59d311f32b39ee785381adca411618<p><b>The world's oldest original working digital computer is going on display at The National Museum of Computing in Buckinghamshire.</b><p>The Witch, as the …

On the day that SMS / texting celebrates its 20th anniversary http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20555620 , here's a donation of mobile phones to TNMOC.

Astro Wars !!! 'nuff said :-) http://t.co/KXgSuxqun3

Have moved some of the boxed systems over to the new museum ... http://t.co/EHzonLXAhh

1957: Norwich City Council’s first computer being delivered (http://www.retronaut.com/2013/04/norwich-city-councils-first-computer-being-delivered) Thanks to John Fitzpatrick for the link :-)

Alan Turing: the short, brilliant life and tragic death of an enigma

A German Enigma coding machine on loan from Mick Jagger and a 1950 computer with less calculating power than a smartphone but which was once the …

World's oldest original digital computer rebooted

A 61-year-old computer weighing two-and-a-half tons was reassembled and switched on for the first time in decades today in celebration of a landmark in technology history.<p>The Harwell Dekatron, also known as the 'Witch', contains 10,000 moving parts and worked tirelessly in its heyday, sometimes …

Buckinghamshire

BBC NEWS | Technology | BBC Micro ignites memories of revolution

<b>More than 26 years after Cambridge company Acorn and the BBC united to produce a computer to help educate the UK about the IT revolution some of the principal creators of the machine have gathered to remember its legacy.</b><p>The casings may be slightly worn and the manuals a little dog-eared but a …

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