Inventor: Ray Tomlinson
Ray Tomlinson is widely credited as the inventor of email, citing his message sent from one the computer to another via the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET).
PongInventor: Allan Alcorn
Coin-operated games had been around for a while, but Pong brought the video arcade game to another level, pun intended.
The Floppy DiskInventor: Warren L. Dalziel (leading inventor)
Our modern storage capabilities are literally endless, so it’s difficult to imagine a time when state-of-the-art storage was the 80 kilobytes floppy disk. Nevertheless, the floppy disc was the primary mode of data storage from its invention through most of the 90s.
Cell PhoneInventor: Martin Cooper
Many telecommunication companies had attempted and failed to make a phone call through a cordless, mobile device. Cooper achieved what they could not by making a phone call on a prototype cellphone.
Digital CameraDigital Camera
Inventor: Terry Walker, Harry Garland, Roger Melen
Photo giants Kodak and Fujifilm were leading the film photography industry when hobbyists Terry Walker, Harry Garland, and Roger Melen invented the first commercial digital camera: