Gen Z Technology Timeline

Timeline created by gyates01
  • Apple iPhone

    Apple iPhone
    Invented by Apple, this phone family would soon become among one of the most famous phone brands in the US. flashing its touchscreen along with built in-GPS navigation, high definition camera, texting, calendar, voice dictation, and weather reports.
  • MacBook Air

    MacBook Air
    The MacBook Air was both unique and innovative for its ability to hold a high-capacity battery along with its lightweight design. This also included WiFi capabilities and a built-in camera, but along with this it was the first mass-market computer to feature a solid-state drive (SSD) which is a smaller and more powerful hard drive than the standard hard disk drive (HDD).
  • IBM's Watson Takes Victory Over Contestants on Jeopardy

    IBM's Watson Takes Victory Over Contestants on Jeopardy
    After going up against some of Jeopardy's top winning contestants, Watson managed to pull off a victory with an impressive 71% win percentage. Recently IBM's Watson has been helping resolve problems within IT using AI such as creating a platform that "deploys advanced, explainable AI across the ITOps toolchain so you can confidently assess, diagnose and resolve incidents across mission-critical workloads."
  • Rasberry Pi is released

    Rasberry Pi is released
    The Rasberry Pi was a computer the size of a credit card and it became a really useful and educational tool that was highly popular to students learning about them or hobbyists using them to do other tasks.
  • University of Michigan Micro Mote

    University of Michigan Micro Mote
    The Micro Mote was the smallest computer in the world at the time of its release. The M3 Model featured 3 different types, two that measured either pressure or temperature and the other one was able to take photos. The practicality of this product is to be used as sensors around the world for different things, one example could be an ecologist spreading them throughout a field to monitor different variables about their environment.