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Giz Explains: What’s So Awesome About 64-Bit?

Giz Explains: What’s So Awesome About 64-Bit?

The phrase “64-bit” has been tossed around lately, the most it’s been since the Nintendo 64. If you haven’t heard it, pay attention. One of the most important steps forward in computer power is happening right under your nose, but most people don’t know thanks to the sneaky efforts of…

More Digital Bits in the World than Stars in the Universe

More Digital Bits in the World than Stars in the Universe

We’re really not sure why people spend time developing these kinds of stats, but we’re happy to exploit them when they do. EMC and IDC have put out a joint study revealing that there are more bits of data in the digital universe than there are stars in the actual…