2000's Technology

  • USB Flash Drive

    They could be used for data storage and in the backing up and transferring of files between various devices. They were faster and had greater data capacity than earlier storage media. Invented by Dov Moran.
  • PowerMac G5

    With a distinctive anodized aluminum case, and hailed as the first true 64-bit personal computer, the Apple G5 is the most powerful Macintosh ever released to that point. Invented by Apple.
  • One Laptop Per Child Initiative Starts

    Created a program to deliver technology and resources to targeted schools in the least developed countries. The project became the One Laptop per Child Consortium (OLPC) founded by Nicholas Negroponte
  • First 1TB Hard Disk

    Hitachi Global Storage Technologies announces the first 1 TB hard disk drive (HDD).
  • The MacBook Air is released

    Apple introduces their first ultra notebook – a light, thin laptop with high-capacity battery.