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What Is a SIM Card?

A SIM (subscriber identity module) card is a small memory chip that is used in some mobile phones. The SIM card is used in order to make it easy to switch to new phones. All one has to do is to remove the SIM card from the existing phone and then putting it in the new mobile phone. The SIM card's...

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What Is a RUIM Card?

A RUIM or R-UIM card is a transferable identification chip for mobile phones that belong to the Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) network. The letters stand for Re-Usable Identification Module. RUIM cards store pertinent personal information, including the name and account number, the cell...

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What Is a GSM Phone?

A GSM phone is a mobile phone that is powered by the Global System for Mobile Communications. This transmission technology was first introduced to the public in 1991 and has now become the most popular in the world. Unlike analog phones, GSM allows three voice calls to occur in the same time slot....

Can Women Make It in Game Design?

Can Women Make It in Game Design?

The number of women in gaming as well as the design field is rapidly increasing with each passing year.

Top 8 Computer Games That Defined Your Childhood

Top 8 Computer Games That Defined Your Childhood

For those of us who grew up in a time when personal computers (PCs) were the "in" thing, computer games played a significant role in our childhoods. Many of us would spend hours shooting aliens, questing for lost jewels, or solving mind-boggling puzzles.

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The 50 Best Songs of 2012 - Page 4

Of Monsters and Men Little Talks Horns, percussion, a chorus of “Heys” and a darkly sweet duet between Nanna Bryndis Hilmarsdottir and Ragnar “Raggi” Þórhallsson as they remind us all we’re on the same sea even if we are on different boats. The vocal volley between a couple as they try to hold on...

15 Real-World Uses of Genetic Algorithms

15 Real-World Uses of Genetic Algorithms

Genetic Algorithm: A heuristic search technique used in computing and Artificial Intelligence to find optimized solutions to search problems using techniques inspired by evolutionary biology: mutation, selection, reproduction [inheritance] and recombination. 1. Automotive DesignUsing Genetic...

5 Facebook Games That Will Keep You Hooked

5 Facebook Games That Will Keep You Hooked

Ever since developers and users realized that Facebook is good for more than reconnecting with high school friends and distant family members, we’ve seen wave after wave of Facebook games come and go. But some of them catch on in a big way, thanks to their innovative ways of integrating social...

10 Somewhat Famous Geeks You Should Know

10 Somewhat Famous Geeks You Should Know

Thanks to our friends at Geeks Are Sexy we discovered this cool article highlighting ten of the up and coming, world-shaping geeks we should know about. And you just know it deep down in your soul: the geeks have inherited the earth (Google, Facebook, cyber-warfare, etc.) To be honest, I only...