Computer addiction is a compulsive or excessive disorder in which an individual's computer use has negative effects on his social, personal and occupational function. People who are shy, bored, lonely or suffering from a... More »

Drug rehab can help a person with an addiction endure the process of detoxification, which involves coping with tremors, depression and paranoia, according to WebMD. Drug rehabilitation centers help determine a diagnosis... More » Health

To find help for dependency on nasal spray, it is best to speak to a doctor, who may prescribe medication to wean the individual off of the spray, according to Though these medications are not addicting as oth... More » Health

The first functional computer was made in 1936 by Konrad Zuse in his parents' living room in Germany. It was called the Z1 and was the first freely programmable, electro-mechanical computer. More »

The origin of the modern Internet can be traced to 1974, but several self-contained computer networks preceded this. The earliest was the United States ARPANET in 1963, which was followed by NPL in the United Kingdom, CY... More »

The invention of the first tablet PC, or personal computer, is credited to three men: Alan Kay, Steve Jobs and Bill Moggridge. Computer specialist Kay created the concept for the tablet PC in the early 1960s, which he ca... More »

Defense workers in England built the first electronic computer in late 1943 and early 1944. They called the machine "Colossus," and used it to decipher German military codes during World War II. Code-breaking personnel e... More »