GPS (Global Positioning System)Inventor- U.S. Department of Defense
Description- For nearly a decade these navigation devices have been helping people to get to and from anywhere they may need to go. It wasn't until 2000 until the government started allowing civilian use of the GPS signal, but it's crazy to think of a life without GPS and the convenience it brings when it comes to exploring new places.
Apple IPodInventor- Apple, Steve Jobs
Description- It was found that existing portable music players were big, clunky, and ultimately useless. Apple set out to create a small, portable device that could hold all of your favorite songs or MP3's, making listening to music on the go, during activity, or even during exercise a whole new experience.
Nintendo WiiInventor- Nintendo, Shigeru Miyamoto
Description- The Wii offered not only new games, but all new ways of interacting with games. You were able to move the controller in the air and make different movements, like with games such as bowling where you would act as if you were holding a bowling ball or baseball where you would act as if you were holding a bat gave a whole new expedience compared to the average gaming experience and just opened windows for possibilities when it came to gaming.
YouTubeInventor- Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim
Description- This video sharing website has changed the world, helping people learn how to change their motor oil, watch popular music videos, or even watch their cousin's piano recital. You can create a profile of your own and upload your own videos as well as watch other people's uploaded videos and subscribe and follow their pages. YouTube has created millions of jobs and even helped some individuals reach celebrity status.
Apple IPhoneInventor- Apple,Steve Jobs
Description- The IPhone changed the way people see smart phones and the way we use phones in general. When the IPhone first came out its main focus was the touch screen but has since developed into a mini personal computer that can basically help you learn, and do nearly anything from take you to where you need to go with a GPS all the way to entertain you with games, keep track of your grocery list, and listen to music all at the same time.