5 Significant Inventions of the 2000's

  • First Camera Phone is Released in U.S.

    First Camera Phone is Released in U.S.
    The Sanyo SCP-5300 was the first camera phone to be released in the U.S. It had a whopping 0.3-megapixel capacity.
  • Google Earth Released

    Google Earth Released
    Built from technology created by it's predecessor, Keyhole, Google Earth used satellite imagery to create a 3-D map of the entire planet.
  • Blu-ray Players Released

    Blu-ray Players Released
    Not the first, but the most popular form of HD discs around. They were also able to play on Sony PlayStation 3.
  • Quad-core Processors

    Quad-core Processors
    Common in most phones and computers today. These CPUs allowed for more computing power by using less energy that the dual core CPUs.
  • 1st Apple iPhone

    1st Apple iPhone
    This is the phone that became the epitome of smartphones. The original used a 2G phone network and had a 2-megapixel camera.