Microsoft Optical MouseWritten by Laura Hickey http://www.laurahickey.com
The mouse with a ball in it did okay for a while. But it started to get stuck and needed to be cleaned often. It seemed time to stop buying mouses with ball inside and upgrade to a sleeker design. One mouse that caught my eye was Microsoft Optical mouse. It comes with a 3 year warranty and system requirements are windows 95, 98, ME, NT with service pack or later, 2000 and
10 amazing facts you might not know about television Written by Irene Revallio
By time typical U.S. youth has reached eighteen years of age they would have spent about 25000 hours watching tv. This means they would have actually spent more time watching televison than learning at school. The 1st colour television transmission occurred in John Logie Bairds English studio back in 1928.This transmission showed some blue and red scarves and a UK policeman's hat. Also shown was a mixed bunch of flowers, a guy poking his tongue out and smouldering end of a cigarette. The first ever TV advert in history lasted twenty seconds and was for a clock manufactured by a corporation called Bulova. This company also manufactured 1st timepiece that went into space. The commercial was seen in July 1941 and went out during a game being played by Brooklyn Dodgers and Philadelphia Phillies. The famous revolving globe that is utilized by NBC news series spent many years turning in wrong direction. In 1984 this was eventually found and on January 2nd this was put right and now globe is turning correctly. Way back in 1950 only 10 percent of U.S. households had a television in their possession. By 1960 this had changed to an unbeleivable 90 percent whilst today it is 99 percent with fifty four percent of U.S youngsters having one in their bedroom. Now more of us have tv's than we do a phone. The highest ever fee given to do a television advertisement was $2,000,000 per thirty seconds of time. This was paid by advertisers to run their adds during very last American screening of popular comedy series friends. The show was aired by American TV company NBC on May 6 2004 and lasted for a whole hour.