History of Computer

  • First Generation Computer

    First Generation Computer
  • Stored Programs

    Stored Programs
  • ENIAC

    ENIAC
  • Transistor

    Transistor
  • UNIVAC I

  • IBM

  • FORTRAN

    FORTRAN
  • Second Generation Computer

    Second Generation Computer
  • COBOL

    COBOL
  • Third Generation Computer

    Third Generation Computer
  • BASIC

    BASIC
  • Floppy 8

    Floppy 8
  • ARPANET

  • Fourth Generation Computer

  • Microprocessor

    Ted Hoff (Intel) develops microprocessor - Intel 4004
  • Local Area Network (LAN)

  • Apple Computer

    Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak build the first Apple Computer.
  • MS-DOS

  • IBM PC

  • COMPAQ

  • Lotus Development Corporation

    Lotus Development Corporation is founded.
    Its spreadsheet software, Lotus 1-2-3.
  • PC AT

  • Macintoch

    Apple introduces the Macintosh computer, which incorporates a uniques, easy-to-learn, graphical user interface
  • Intel 80386

    Several personal computers utilizing the powerful Intel 80386 microprocessor are introduced.
  • Top Software Vendor

    Microsoft surpasses Lotus Development Corporation to become the world's top software vendor.
  • Windows 3.1

    Microsoft releases Windows 3.1 the latest versions of its Windows operating systems.
  • Pentium

  • MOSAIC

  • Linux

  • JAVA

  • PalmPilot

  • Windows NT 4.0

    Microsoft releases Window NT 4.0
  • WWW

  • E-commerce

  • Pentium III

  • Pentium 4

  • Window XP and Office XP

  • Pemtium 4

  • PC

    Taclet Pc reintroduced