Computer and Digital Technology

  • First Television

    First Television
    Philo Farnsworth was the inventor of this television. He took a glass slide, smoked it with carbon and scratched a single line on it. This was placed in a carbon arc projector and shined onto the photocathode of the first camera tube.
  • First Computer

    First Computer
    The first computer was ENIAC which stands for Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer. It was launched in 1946. It was a 30-ton machine and big as 2 semis. It was filled with 19000 vaccum tubes and 6,000 switches. Novel was the one who created this computer.
  • Video Tape Recorder

    Video Tape Recorder
    AMPEX Quadruplex VR-1000-A, was the name of this video recorder. It was the first commercially produced video tape recorder. With quadruplex reel-to-reel tape is 2 inches wide. It was made by the industry, Ampex.
  • The first electronic desktop calculators

    The first electronic desktop calculators
    It was made by Bell Punch Company in England. These models used cold-cathode vacuum tubes and numerical display tubes.
  • First Laptop that was portable

    First Laptop that was portable
    This laptop was launched in 1969 and weighed 24.5 pound. It was called the Osborne 1. It cost $1,795. It had 64k of ram and had a built in 5 inch display. It was invented by Bill Moggridge.
  • Atari 2600

    Atari 2600
    It's manfactured by Atari, Inc. It was discontinued in January 1, 1992. There were 30 million Ataris sold. This was designed to let you play different games with just one counsole.
  • 1st Macintosh Computer

    1st Macintosh Computer
    This computer was launched in 1984 and had a 9 inch screen. It cost $2,495. Apple invented this computer. They sold 70,000 in its 1st 100 days in the market.
  • Playstation 2

    Playstation 2
    Playstation 2 was made by Sony. This is a video game counsole. 153.19 million sold as of July 16, 2011. It was overtaken by the playstation 3.
  • Xbox

    In 2002, the Xbox was released. It was made by Microsoft. There has been over 24 million sold as of May 10, 2006. The Xbox is a sixth-generation video game console manufactured by Microsoft.
  • Nintendo DS

    Nintendo DS
    It is a handheld game counsole. Worldwide, 146.42 million sold as of March 31, 2011. It is produced by Ninendo. It has 2 screens in which the bottom is a touch screen.
  • Xbox 360

    Xbox 360
    This was made by Microsoft. It tooks the place of the original Xbox. Worldwide, there has been 55 million sold as of June 3, 2011. The Xbox 360 is the second video game console produced by Microsoft and the successor to the Xbox.
  • 1st Apple Touch Ipod

    1st Apple Touch Ipod
    Is a portable media player, personal digital assistant, handheld game console, and Wi-Fi mobile platform designed and marketed by Apple. It weighed 101 grams.