John Cleese doesn’t need the new Compaq Portable 286, he has Bruno

Compaq Computer Corporation was an American personal computer company founded in 1982, and is now a brand name of Hewlett-Packard. The Compaq Portable was one of the progenitors of today’s laptop; some called it a “suitcase computer” for its size and the look of its case

The Intel 80286, introduced on February 1, 1982 was an x86 16-bit microprocessor with 134,000 transistors. It was the first Intel processor that could run all the software written for its predecessor. It was widely used in IBM PC compatible computers during the mid 1980s to early 1990s.

[John] Cleese was educated at St Peter’s Preparatory School, Weston-super-Mare where he was a star pupil, receiving a prize for English and doing well at sports including cricket and boxing.

Ajay Bhatt, Co-Inventor of USB, is an Intel Rock Star

A rock star or rockstar is a member of a rock and roll band, or only an artist in the genre (the term usually implies celebrity status, or ‘stardom’).

In information technology, Universal Serial Bus (USB) is a serial bus standard to connect devices to a host computer. USB was designed to allow many peripherals to be connected using a single standardized interface socket and to improve plug and play capabilities by allowing hot swapping; that is, by allowing devices to be connected and disconnected without rebooting the computer or turning off the device.

The USB 1.0 specification was introduced in 1994. USB was created by the core group of companies that consisted of Intel, Compaq, Microsoft, Digital, IBM, and Northern Telecom.

At its founding, Gordon Moore and Robert Noyce wanted to name their new company Moore Noyce. The name, however, sounded remarkably similar to more noise — an ill-suited name for an electronics company, since noise is typically associated with bad interference. They then used the name NM Electronics for almost a year, before deciding to call their company INTegrated ELectronics or Intel for short. However, Intel was already trademarked by a hotel chain, so they had to buy the rights for that name at the beginning.

People said the Texican Whopper would never work

Different promotional varieties [of the Whopper] have appeared throughout the years for a limited time.

Lucha libre (Spanish for “free wrestling” or free fighting) is a term used in Mexico and other Spanish-speaking areas referring to a form of professional wrestling involving varied techniques and moves. Lucha libre performers are known as luchadores (singular luchador).

A cowboy is an animal herder who tends cattle on ranches in North America, traditionally on horseback, and often performs a multitude of other ranch-related tasks.

International fast food chain Burger King has employed varied advertising programs, both successful and unsuccessful, since its foundation in 1954.

Roquefort Hacks Cheddar

International Business Machines Corporation is a multinational computer technology and consulting corporation headquartered in Armonk, New York, USA.

In a security context, a hacker is someone involved in computer security/insecurity, specializing in the discovery of exploits in systems, or in obtaining or preventing unauthorized access to systems through skills, tactics and detailed knowledge.

Cheddar cheese is a fairly hard, pale yellow to orange, sharp-tasting cheese originally (and still) made in the English village of Cheddar, in Somerset. Cheddar cheese is the most popular cheese in the United Kingdom, accounting for just over 50% of the country’s £1.9 billion annual cheese market.

Roquefort is a ewe’s-milk blue cheese from the south of France, and together with Bleu d’Auvergne, Stilton and Gorgonzola is one of the world’s greatest blue cheeses. Though similar cheeses are produced elsewhere, European law dictates that only those cheeses aged in the natural Combalou caves of Roquefort-sur-Soulzon may bear the name Roquefort, as it is a recognised geographical indication, or has a protected designation of origin.

Introducing the Apple IIc

The Apple IIc, the fourth model in the Apple II series of personal computers, was Apple Computer’s first endeavor to produce a portable computer. The end result was a luggable 7½ pound notebook-sized version of the Apple II that could easily be transported from place to place. The c in the name stood for compact, referring to the fact it was essentially a complete Apple II computer setup (minus display and power supply) squeezed into a small notebook sized housing.

In technology, especially computing (irrespective of platform), a product is said to be backward compatible when it is able to take the place of an older product, by interoperating with products that were designed for the older product.

Kevin Costner spends his time with the Apple Lisa

The Apple Lisa was a personal computer designed at Apple Computer during the early 1980s. [It] turned out to be a commercial failure for Apple, the largest since the Apple III disaster of 1980. The intended business computing customers balked at Lisa’s high price and largely opted to run less expensive IBM PCs, which were already beginning to dominate business desktop computing.

Kevin Michael Costner (born January 18, 1955) is an Academy Award-winning American film actor, director and producer. One of Costner’s most successful films was Dances with Wolves (1990), which won seven Academy Awards, including (Best Picture and Best Director). Costner made his film debut at age 19, in the 1974 film, Sizzle Beach, U.S.A., although the film was not released until 1986. Costner then appeared in a commercial for the Apple Lisa in 1983.