Computer History Project

Timeline created by KC43
  • ENIAC

    ENIAC
    The Electronic Numerical Intergration and Computer (ENIAC) was created by the University of Pennsylvania. It was the first computer ever invented and was the size of an entire room.
  • EDSAC

    EDSAC
    The Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator was invented at the University of Manchester. it was used for calculating square roots.
  • UNIVAC I

    UNIVAC I
    The UNIVAC (UNIVersal Automatic Computer I) was used by CBS in the 1952 presidential election. It was able to correctly predict that Dwight D. Eisenhower would win the election.
  • First Transistor Computer

    First Transistor Computer
    Transistors were invented at the university of Manchester. They replaced the use of vaccum tubes, which led to the invention of third world computers.
  • The First Mouse

    The First Mouse
    Link The first prototype mouse was invented in 1964 (no exact date was found). It was invented by Douglas Engelbart it was used for the first GUI 'windows'.
  • ARPANET

    ARPANET
    Link The ARPANET was designed by British Scientists Donald Davies, Lawrence Roberts, and Lincoln Laboratory. It was the worlds first global internet.
  • First Floppy Disks

    First Floppy Disks
    link Floppy Disc were made in the late 1970's. They were used to store memory and files
  • Misrosoft

    Misrosoft
    Microsoft was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen. It is the worlds largest software maker and also one of the worlds most valuable companies.
  • The First Laptop

    The First Laptop
    Link The first laptop was invented in on september 19th 1975. The idea of it came from Alan Kay in 1973.
  • Apple

    Apple
    Apple was Founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne. It is the worlds third largest phone making company after samsung and nokia.
  • The First CD's

    The First CD's
    Link Compact Disks were invented in 1982 by the two companies Phillips and Sony. They were the start to the revolution of LazerDisk technology
  • Invention of Wi-Fi

    Invention of Wi-Fi
    Link Wi-Fi was in vented in the year 1985 (no exact date could be found). It was created by NCR Corperation with AT&T.
  • Internet Explorer

    Internet Explorer
    Link The Internet Explorer project started in the summer of 1994. It was invented by Thomas Reardon.
  • Safari

    Safari
    Link Safari is a web browser made by apple. It was invented by David Hyatt.
  • The first iPad

    The first iPad
    LinkThe first iPad was released on January 27, 2010. One of apples first line of tablet computers.