The iPhone brought smartphones into the mainstream, but before there were Samsung Galaxy devices to contend with, a company called RIM made BlackBerry phones that looked more like tiny laptops.
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#ThrowBackThursday Most people who hear the word "Nokia" associate it with mobile phones, but there's a convoluted history to tell since the company's humble beginnings over 150 years ago and many reinventions.
OCZ Technology was founded in 2000 by Ryan Petersen as "The Overclockerz Store," an online hardware reseller that catered to computer enthusiasts. The company started out selling binned processors and memory kits capable of running faster than their rated speeds - items which overclockers were willing to pay a premium for.