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Tech & Science How well do you know your gadgets?

15:27  13 june  2018
15:27  13 june  2018 Source:   msn.com

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Think you know a lot about technology? Just try remembering when these gadgets were originally released to the world. You 're the person everyone — friends, family, co-workers — seeks out for advice on what phone to buy or how to set up their new printer.

What was the world's first electronic digital watch called?

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Commodore Time Master

Black Watch

Pulsar Time Computer

Microma

Identify the first ever handheld e-book reader.

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Rocket

Kindle

ibooks

Glassbook

Which was the first cell phone to come with a QWERTY keyboard?

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Moto Razr V3

Apple iPhone

Ericsson R380

IBM Simon

How does a fitness band count the number of steps the wearer has taken?

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Using an altimeter sensor

Using a three-axis accelerometer

Multiplying walking steps

Using GPS data

Which of the following technologies is used to exchange data between electronic devices?

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Echo

Kinect

Revue

Bluetooth

Which was the first Apple cell phone to feature Siri?

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iPhone 4s

iPhone 4

iPhone 3GS

iPhone 5

Which of these is a 3-D camera?

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GoPro Hero6

Nikon D850

Sony SLT-A58K DSLR

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Which of these devices reminds you when it is time to take your medicine?

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GlowCap

Smart Pill

Meds Time

ForgetNot

What was the first selfie stick called?

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Photo stick

Extender stick

Extend and click

Quik Pod

This company launched the world's first two terabyte-capacity pen drive.

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SanDisk

Toshiba

HP

Kingston

Which company owns the video game console brand Playstation?

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Google

Sony

Nintendo

HTC

Which of these is used to keep time in a computer?

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Digital clock

Electricity

Real Time Clock

Network settings

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