The world is full of urban legends, and the technological world is no exception. While device or software rumors usually make up the largest portion of these, they are temporary as any rumors are proven correct or incorrect whenever official announcements are made or when the device/software is actually released.
However, there are always a few tech myths which are much more complex, and the truths about them are hidden deep inside the Internet.
640K Is Enough Memory!
The first urban legend of the tech world is that Bill Gates supposedly said that 640K was more memory that anyone would ever need. Gates never actually said this, and was even quoted saying, “I’ve said some stupid things and some wrong things, but not that. No one involved in computers would ever say that a certain amount of memory is enough for all time.” Instead, the phrase came about when a Wired column offered free software to anyone who supposedly “remembered” Gates saying it. Either way, we all know by now that 640K is far from enough, and there’s no better way to fill up your memory with some of the best Windows software!
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