Cell phone evolution

History of Electronics

By aliza19
  • Batteries

    Batteries
    Alessandro Volta invented batteries in the 1800s. The first battery was known as the "Voltaic Pile" or "Electric Pistol"
    Batteries had an economical impact on humans before and now. Batteries had a huge market value and everyone wanted it. Batteries create hundreds of billions of dollars a year in economic value today. BU-101: When was the Battery Invented?(n.d.).Retrieved November 10, 2015, from http://batteryuniversity.com/learn/article/when_was_the_battery_invented
  • Computer (A1)

    Computer (A1)
    The first mechanical computer was invented by Charles Babbage. It does not resemble the computers we use today. The First Computer. (n.d.). Retrieved November 10, 2015, from http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000984.htm The First Mechanical Computer. (n.d.). Retrieved November 10, 2015, from http://www.askthecomputertech.com/first-mechanical-computer.html
  • Computer (A2)

    Computer (A2)
    Charles Babbage proposed the idea of the first general mechanical computer. It was called "The Analytical Engine." It was an innovation based off the first mechanical computer he made. It was the first general-purpose computer concept. Unfortunatly, the computer itself was never built because Babbage had passed away. (look at computer A3) The First Computer. (n.d.). Retrieved November 10, 2015, from http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000984.htm
  • Sweeping Machine (B1)

    Sweeping Machine (B1)
    The sweeping machine is what people used before a vacuum was invented. Ives McGaffey patented it. It was the first patent for a device that cleaned rugs. It was a a wood and canvas contraption. McGaffey named it the Whirlwind. It was the very first hand pumped vacuum cleaner in the United States Invention and History of Vacuum Cleaners. (n.d.). Retrieved November 11, 2015, from http://inventors.about.com/od/uvstartinventions/a/Vacuum-Cleaner
  • Gas Powered Vacuum (B2)

    John Thurman invented a gasoline-powered vacuum cleaner. Historians believe it was the first motorized vacuum cleaner. John Thurman did door to door service to clean homes with carpet. Invention and History of Vacuum Cleaners. (n.d.). Retrieved November 11, 2015, from http://inventors.about.com/od/uvstartinventions/a/Vacuum-Cleaners.htm
  • Vacuum (B3)

    Vacuum (B3)
    Hubert Cecil Booth patented a motorized vacuum cleaner. As you can see in the image, Booth's machine took the form of a "large, horse-drawn, petrol-driven unit." He parked outside the building and then cleaned with long hoses being fed through the windows. Invention and History of Vacuum Cleaners. (n.d.). Retrieved November 11, 2015, from http://inventors.about.com/od/uvstartinventions/a/Vacuum-Cleaners.htm
  • Vacuum (B4)

    Vacuum (B4)
    James Spangler who was a janitor in a Canton discovered that the carpet sweeper he was using was the source of his chronic coughing. He began to build an old fan motor and attached it to a soap box stapled to a broom handle. He used a pillow case as a dust collector. Spangler invented a new portable and electric vacuum cleaner. nvention and History of Vacuum Cleaners. (n.d.). Retrieved November 11, 2015, from http://inventors.about.com/od/uvstartinventions/a/Vacuum-Cleaners.htm
  • Vacuum (B5)

    Vacuum (B5)
    Spangler improved his basic model of the vacuum he made. He used both a cloth filter bag and cleaning attachments, and received a patent in 1908. (see timespan vacuum 6) nvention and History of Vacuum Cleaners. (n.d.). Retrieved November 11, 2015, from http://inventors.about.com/od/uvstartinventions/a/Vacuum-Cleaners.htm
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    Vacuum (6)

    James Spangler formed the Electric Suction Sweeper Company. James Spangler sold his patent rights to William Hoover. The Hoover design resembled a bagpipe attached to a cake box, but it worked. Eventually there was a Hoover vacuum cleaner in nearly every home. By 1919, Hoover cleaners were widely manufactured nvention and History of Vacuum Cleaners. (n.d.). Retrieved November 11, 2015, from http://inventors.about.com/od/uvstartinventions/a/Vacuum-Cleaners.htm
  • Computer (A3)

    Computer (A3)
    Charles Babbage was the person who had the idea of making the first general mechanical computer, the Analytical Engine. He passed away but his son took over and was able to complete a portion of this machine and was able to perform basic calculations. The First Computer. (n.d.). Retrieved November 10, 2015, from http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000984.htm
  • Vacuum (B6)

    Vacuum (B6)
    The Air-way Sanitizor Company introduced a new product, the "filter fiber" disposable bag. Invention and History of Vacuum Cleaners. (n.d.). Retrieved November 11, 2015, from http://inventors.about.com/od/uvstartinventions/a/Vacuum-Cleaners.htm
  • Computer (A4)

    Computer (A4)
    The first electro-mechanical binary programmable computer was made between 1936-1938. Konrad Zuse made it in his parents living room. He called it the "Z1." It was an innovation that was made to work more efficiently than the original invention. The First Computer. (n.d.). Retrieved November 10, 2015, from http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000984.htm
  • Concepts of Computers (A5)

    The Turing machine was invented. It was the foundation for theories about computing and computers. It was proposed by Alan Turing. It printed symbols on paper tape in a manner that emulated a person following a series of logical instructions These concepts are key to the compters we have today. They are the fundamental tiers that got us here today to an advanced society of computers. The First Computer. (n.d.). Retrieved November 10, 2015, from http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000984.htm
  • Programable Computer A6

    Programable Computer A6
    Tommy Flowers made the first electric programable computer. He named it the The Colossus. At the time, it was created to help the British code breakers read encrypted German messages. The First Computer. (n.d.). Retrieved November 10, 2015, from http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000984.htm
  • Stored Computer A7

    Stored Computer A7
    The early British computer known as the EDSAC could run stored programs. It also ran calcuations The First Computer. (n.d.). Retrieved November 10, 2015, from http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000984.htm
  • Cell Phones (C1)

    Cell Phones (C1)
    Cell phones were invented by Martin Cooper a senior engineer at Motorola (company). The first cell phone weighed 1.1kg and had dimensions of 228.6 x 127 x 44.4mm. You would have 30 minutes to talk and took 10 hours to charge. Kennedy, P. (2013, March 16). Who Made That Cellphone? Retrieved November 11, 2015, from http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/17/magazine/who-made-that-cellphone.html?_r=0
  • IBM personal computer A8

    IBM personal computer A8
    The Acorn was the first IBM personal computer. It had a 8088 processor, 16 KB of memory, which was expandable to 256 and utilized MS-DOS. It looks like a dinosaur to us now. The First Computer. (n.d.). Retrieved November 10, 2015, from http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000984.htm
  • Portable Computer A9

    Portable Computer A9
    The first portable computer was called the Osborne 1 and developed by Adam Osborne. The Osborne I weighed 24.5 pounds, had a 5-inch display, 64 KB of memory, two 5 1/4" floppy drives, ran the CP/M 2.2 operating system, included a modem, and cost US$1,795. The First Computer. (n.d.). Retrieved November 10, 2015, from http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000984.htm
  • Cell Phones (C2)

    Cell Phones (C2)
    The first cell phones went on sale in the United States at almost $4000. This had an economical impact on the time period. Everyone wanted to buy it at such a high price. Kennedy, P. (2013, March 16). Who Made That Cellphone? Retrieved November 11, 2015, from http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/17/magazine/who-made-that-cellphone.html?_r=0
  • Vacuum (B6)

    Vacuum (B6)
    James Dyson began inventing cyclonic separation to create a vacuum cleaner that would not lose suction as it cleaned. His Hoover brand vacuum cleaner that kept clogging and losing suction as it cleaned. Dyson made 5172 prototypes to perfect his bright pink G-Force cleaner. Invention and History of Vacuum Cleaners. (n.d.). Retrieved November 11, 2015, from http://inventors.about.com/od/uvstartinventions/a/Vacuum-Cleaners.htm
  • Flip Phone C3

    Flip Phone C3
    The first flip phone is introduced. Motorola came out with a new design where the mouth piece flipped over the top of the keypad. The First Cellphone Went on Sale 30 Years Ago for $4,000. (n.d.). Retrieved November 12, 2015, from http://mashable.com/2014/03/13/first-cellphone-on-sale/#O2ejwfU7daqw
  • Smart Phone C4

    Smart Phone C4
    The first smart phone is invented. The smartphone featured a monochrome LCD touchscreen measuring 4.5 inches by 1.4 inches, and it came with a stylus. It was called the Simon Personal Communicator. It costed $899 with a service contract at the time. ($1,435 in today's dollars) Tweedie, S. (2015, June 14). The world's first smartphone, Simon, was created 15 years before the iPhone. Retrieved November 12, 2015, from http://www.businessinsider.com/worlds-first-smartphone-simon-launched-before-ipho
  • Camera Phone C5

    Camera Phone C5
    A company called Sanyo made a phone that could capture pictures. Later you were able to download the pictures to a computer to be printed.
    Kennedy, P. (2013, March 16). Who Made That Cellphone? Retrieved November 11, 2015, from http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/17/magazine/who-made-that-cellphone.html?_r=0
  • Vacuum (B7)

    Vacuum (B7)
    James Dyson adapted the wheel ball technology from his Ballbarrow into a vacuum cleaner and invented the Dyson Ball.
    The impact of the vacuum was huge. It had a huge economical imact on us. We went from manual vacuuming to people coming to our homes to clean and now we can do it ourselves effortlessly. Home | Dyson Vacuum Repair Center. (n.d.). Retrieved November 12, 2015, from http://dysonvacuumrepairlittleton.com/
  • Macbook Pro Laptop A10

    Macbook Pro Laptop A10
    From Apple, is the Macbook Pro. It has retina display, all flash storage and quad-core processors in a radically thin and light design. It meaasures 0.71 inches and weighing only 4.46 pounds. This is much much lighter than the older computers. The retina display is over 5 million pixels and 3 million more than an HD television. It delivers up to 7 hours of wireless productivity. This had an economical impact on society because everyone wanted their hands on one of these and bought it.
  • iPhone 6S C8

    iPhone 6S C8
    The iPhone 6S was released and many people all over the world are using it. Only the iPhone 6S can be bought with 128 GB. It has retina display with LED-backlit widescreen. It can be displayed with multiple languages. It contains the A9 chip. It also has 12-megapixel camera. You get a 5-megapixel photos front camera to take selfies. It is an innovation of the first phone created. Technogy has increased and so has efficiency of products.
  • iPhone 6S continued C9

    iPhone 6S continued C9
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    The iPhone 6S is the most up to date iPhone out there. It is an innovation of the first phone created.. This phone gives us a economic impact because of all the sales it has been making. It also has a social impact on the people because we are able to utilize this phone for our own desires. Compare iPhone models. (n.d.). Retrieved November 12, 2015, from http://www.apple.com/iphone/compare/
  • iPhone C7

    iPhone C7
    The first iphone was publically announced at the Macworld Conference and Expo in San Francisco by the creator; Steve Jobs. Software had few a problems and was not able to connect to the internet independently of WiFi. First iPhone. (n.d.). Retrieved November 12, 2015, from http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/apple/iphone/5477324/Apples-iPhone-a-history-in-pictures.html
  • Macbook A11

    Macbook A11
    Apple - Press Info - Apple Introduces All New MacBook Pro with Retina Display. (n.d.). Retrieved November 12, 2015, from https://www.apple.com/pr/library/2012/06/11Apple-Introduces-All-New-MacBook-Pro-with-Retina-Display.html