Generation Y, AKA Millennials

  • Digital Camera

    Digital Camera
    Created in 1975 by Steve Sasson, an engineer at Kodak, and patented in 1978 was the first digital camera. Digital cameras are always getting better, and we practically carry one with us everywhere now in our phones.
  • Apple II

    Apple II
    The Apple II came out in 1977. The Apple II is a home computer. This computer was actually developed by Steve Wozniak, not Steve Jobs. This computer has enhanced our lives dramatically as it was the start of the computers and laptops we have today.
  • Atari 2600

    Atari 2600
    The Atari 2600 was the first widely successful video game system. The manufacturer is Atari. This enhances our lives by providing us with high-resolution video games now versus the pixelated games we used to have to play.
  • Motorola DynaTAC 8000x

    Motorola DynaTAC 8000x
    The Motorola DynaTAC 8000x was the first commercial handheld cellular phone. This greatly enhanced our lives today as we have mobiles phones that don't quite cost as much ($4,000 then, which converts to $10,000 now) and are not as heavy (1.75 lbs) or as big (13 inches high)!
  • Nintendo Game Boy

    Nintendo Game Boy
    The Game Boy was the first handheld game console created by Nintendo. Today, we have the Nintendo Switch, which is basically an extremely advanced version of the Game Boy.