AnandTech August 2019 Crossword Puzzle.

Amol S.

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Feel free to discuss and help eachother out in the thread. You can post the answers you come up with if you want. I will post the answers to of the puzzle on September 1st. You dont have to do the puzzle if you dont want to. I am not forcing anyone. PSX_20190824_015257.jpg
 
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SKORPI0

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Got it. my answers...
across .
2. THINKPAD
4. CELLPHONE
6. ANDROID
8. FACEBOOK
14. POWERSPEC
16. EXPANSION VALVE
17. SLANG
18. FLOPPY
19. LASER DISC
23. NOKIA
26. WIKIPEDIA
27. SNOWDEN
29. TWITTER
31. DSL
32. ALARM
33. PUZZLE
35. AOL
36. TESLA
38. NAPSTER
40. AMAZON
41. IEEE

DOWN.
1. TUMBLR
3. PROGRESSIVE
5. TRINITRON
7. RUNESCAPE
9. APOLLO11
10. NVIDIA
11. CIRCUIT CITY
12. ANANDTECH
13. HACKINTOSH
15. CRAIGSLIST
20. EMACHINES
21. AOPEN
22. RAID
24. CISCO
25. GOOGLE
28. ARM
30. WALKMAN
34. TEXTING
35. AIRBUS
37. EDGE
39. GATES
 
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Amol S.

Golden Member
Mar 14, 2015
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Got it. my answers...
across .
2. THINKPAD
4. CELLPHONE
6. ANDROID
8. FACEBOOK
14. POWERSPEC
16. EXPANSION VALVE
17. SLANG
18. FLOPPY
19. LASER DISC
23. NOKIA
26. WIKIPEDIA
27. SNOWDEN
29. TWITTER
31. DSL
32. ALARM
33. PUZZLE
35. AOL
36. TESLA
38. NAPSTER
40. AMAZON
41. IEEE

DOWN.
1. TUMBLR
3. PROGRESSIVE
5. TRINITRON
7. RUNESCAPE
9. APOLLO11
10. NVIDIA
11. CIRCUIT CITY
12. ANANDTECH
13. HACKINTOSH
15. CRAIGSLIST
20. EMACHINES
21. AOPEN
22. RAID
24. CISCO
25. GOOGLE
28. ARM
30. WALKMAN
34. TEXTING
35. AIRBUS
37. EDGE
39. GATES
Sorry, something in ur answers is wrong.
 

Amol S.

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Mar 14, 2015
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Sorry for the delayed answers.
Apollo11/Happened approximately 50 years ago.
IEEE/ "___ 1394", the more technical name for the FireWire port. Also, is an organisation for engineers.
Quadro/Can be considered the brother of GeForce.
Floppy/This type of storage media was later replaced by optical disks, flash drives, and external hard drives.
Laser-Disk/(Two words separated by a dash) The first type of optical disk that came out before CD's.
Craigslist/Where people used to go for job hunting, before Glassdoor, LinkedIn, Indeed, or Handshake existed.
AnandTech/A forum that deals with your tech needs.
Progressive/The "p" in 1080p stands for "___ scan".
ThinkPad/A line of laptops created Lenovo that used to be created by IBM originally.
Circuit-City/(Two words in name separated by a -) A "Brick-and-Mortar" like tech store that went out of business during the 2008 financial crisis.
Airbus/Created the aircraft that broke the world record that the Boeing 747 used to hold as the biggest commercial passenger aircraft.
Hackintosh/A slang term used for a computer that Apple didn't make, but has Macintosh installed on it.
Twitter/The president's most favorite way to talk to the general public.
Trinitron/A famous line of CRT televisions manufactured by Sony, that had existed for a long time.
AOL/This company used to have a logo of a yellow man running to a blue looking triangle. Now the companies logo is just the blue triangle.
RAID/A acronym usually followed by a number, and is a technology used for disk information redundancy. The letters also make a word that Trump always says the ICE will be conducting very soon.
RuneScape/A MMORPG, that holds the Guinness world record of being the biggest/most played MMORPG at one point in time. The game still is alive.
Slang/You look up these types of words in Urban Dictionary, rather than in a regular dictionary.
Wikipedia/A free encyclopedia that many schools and colleges say is not a reliable source for information.
ARM/A CPU architecture that a cellphone usually uses. Is also a part of the human body.
eMachines/A computer manufacturer that ended up getting bought out completely by Gateway.
Walkman/This very famous product line made by Sony saw its demise when the iPod and iPhone was released.
DSL/Faster than dial-up but uses the copper phone line for creating an internet connection. Gives the ability to use the phone and internet at same time.
Napster/A former P2P music sharing service that ended up getting sued by Metallica, after they found out a unreleased song of theirs got leaked and was already on the radio.
Expansion-Valve/(Two words separated by a -) One of two components that are required for how an air-conditioner works, the other component being the compressor.
AOpen/A former part/unit/sector of Acer that used to manufacture computer components and even computers (This one's a hard one to answer). They still exist but no longer deal with manufacturing computer or computer components. They later spun-off from the Acer group.
Edge/A Microsoft browser that replaced another browser made by Microsoft named "Internet Explorer".
Google/A search engine.
Texting/In many places it is illegal to do this while driving.
Amazon/The opposite of a "Brick-and-Mortor" store.
Tesla/A electric car manufacturer. Also the last name of a famous electrical engineer who invented the AC electrical power supply system.
Snowden/(Last name) A whistle blower that formerly worked in the government, and is now hiding and taking shelter in Russia.
Android/A mobile operating system.
Alarm/Superseded the rooster for the same use it was used for in the morning.
Cellphone/There are rumors that using this to much can cause brain cancer.
Facebook/A social media platform where peoples information was used by a research organization without a user's permission.
PowerSpec/MicroCenter's PC/Laptop brand.
Cisco/CCNA is one of the many "___ Certifications".
Gates/(Last name) One of the two founders of Microsoft.
Tumblr/Yahoo owns this social media blogging platform.
Nokia/A cellphone manufacturer that was the known for creating Windows Phones. Microsoft got the rights to put only Microsoft's name on the phone later.
Puzzle/A crossword is type of "___".
 

SKORPI0

Lifer
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So out of those 42 questions, I only got 1 wrong.
10 Down - answered NVIDIA instead of QUADRO.
 

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