History of Computing

  • The first Radar

    The first Radar
    The first practical radar system was produced in 1935 by the British physicist Sir Robert Watson-Watt, and by 1939 England had established a chain of radar stations along its south and east coasts to detect aggressors in the air or on the sea.
  • The Colossus

    The Colossus
    Colossus was the world's first electronic digital computer that was programmable. It was created for WW2 to track codes. Adum Turing was the creator of the computer.
  • Sony

    Sony
    Sony was created in Japan. They supply everything from TV's to Game Consoles. It was founded by Masaru Ibuka
  • Adam Turing

    Adam Turing
    Turing was a computer scientist. He helped break the German's codes during WW2. If he wasn't gay, and hadn't commited sucide; it was said our technolgy would be 20 years ahead. He created The Colossus. He died on the 7th of June 1954
  • The First GPS

    The First GPS
    The history of GPS. In 1957 the former USSR launched the first man-made satellite: Sputnik 1. Scientists quickly realised first that by using the Doppler Effect one could work out a satellite's orbit. Then that by turning it round, you can use satellites to work out the position of a receiver on earth.
  • The First TV

    The First TV
    The first electronic TV ever to be created
  • Virgin

    Virgin
    Virgin Group Ltd. is a British multinational branded venture capital conglomerate founded by entrepreneur Richard Branson and Nik Powell.
  • The First Laptop

    The First Laptop
    The first portable computer to be created.
  • Microsoft

    Microsoft
    Microsoft was created by Bill Gates. It was created in his garage. It made him the most wealthy man on earth.
  • Apple Inc.

    Apple Inc.
    Apple is now the most 'reconised' company on earth. They allowed your internet to portable (onyour phone).
  • Monorail

    Monorail
    A monorail is a railway in which the track consists of a single rail, typically elevated. The term is also used to describe the beam of the system, or the vehicles traveling on such a beam or track.
  • O2

    O2
    The first mobile service in the UK. It was realsed so that you can call anyone in the UK, now it is worldwide. It was founded by John Carrington.
  • Sir Tim Burners-Lee

    Sir Tim Burners-Lee
    Burners-Lee was the creator the World Wide Web. He created it on the 2nd of December 1989. He is still alive to this day!
  • TOM TOM

    TOM TOM
    The first GPS that was avaible to use in cars. TomTom NV is a Dutch company that produces navigation and mapping products. TomTom also makes GPS sport watches, fleet management systems, and location-based products. Wikipedia
  • Super Mario Series

    Super Mario Series
    Super Mario is a 1996 platform video game published by Nintendo and developed by its EAD division, for the Nintendo 64. Along with Pilotwings 64, it was one of the launch titles for the console
  • Netflix

    Netflix
    Netflix, Inc. is a provider of on-demand Internet streaming media. The founders were Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph. It put many busniesses out of business as you were able to use it on your IPhone rather than having to have a DVD.
  • Google

    Google
    Google is the most popular search engine. It is the 2nd most 'reconised' company ever. The founders are Larry Page and Sergy Brin
  • FIFA

    FIFA
    the most popular ever sports game on a game console
  • Trip Advisor

    Trip Advisor
    TripAdvisor is an American travel website providing reviews of travel-related content. It also includes interactive travel forums. TripAdvisor was an early adopter of user-generated content.
  • The Xbox

    The Xbox
    The Xbox is the first installment in the Xbox series and a home video game console manufactured by Microsoft. It was released on November 15, 2001.
  • LinkedIn

    LinkedIn
    LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking service. Founded in December 2002 and launched on May 5, 2003, it is mainly used for professional networking. In 2006, LinkedIn increased to 20 million members.
  • skype

    skype
    Skype is a telecommunications application software that specializes in providing video chat and voice calls from computers, tablets and mobile devices via the Internet to other devices or telephones/smartphones.
  • Facebook.

    Facebook.
    Facebook was the most expensive Company been sold. It sold for $31.1 billion. Mark Zuckerburg was the founder.
  • Trivago

    Trivago
    trivago is a travel metasearch engine focusing on hotels. The site compares prices for over 730,700 hotels from more than 200 booking sites, such as Expedia, Booking.com, and Priceline.com.
  • QZone

    QZone
    Qzone is a Chinese Social Network which was created in 2005
  • Youtube

    Youtube
    YouTube is a video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California. The service was created by three former PayPal employees in February 2005. In November 2006, it was bought by Google for US$1.65 billion. Wikipedia
  • Tumblr

    Tumblr
    Tumblr is a microblogging platform and social networking website founded by David Karp and owned by Yahoo! Inc. The service allows users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog.
  • Instagram

    Instagram
    Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, and share them on a variety of social networking platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flickr. Wikipedia
  • Snapchat

    Snapchat
    Snapchat is the most popular communication app. It's a unique way of communiating, because, you take a selfie and send it to eachother. It was founded by
  • Vine

    Vine
    Vine is a short-form video sharing service. Founded in June 2012, microblogging website Twitter acquired it in October 2012, just before its official launch, which was on the 24th January 2013
  • GTA 5

    GTA 5
    GTA 5 was the most expensive game ever. It was created by Rockstar games. Although it's an 18 rated game, it is the most popular game too
  • The First Automotive Car

    The First Automotive Car
    An autonomous car, also known as a driverless car, self-driving car and robotic car, is an automated or autonomous vehicle capable of fulfilling the main transportation capabilities of a traditional car. As an autonomous vehicle, it is capable of sensing its environment and navigating without human input. Robotic cars exist mainly as prototypes and demonstration systems. As of 2014, the only self-driving vehicles that are commercially available go 12.5 mph
  • EA (Electronic West)

    EA (Electronic West)
    Electronic Arts, Inc., also known as EA Games, is an American developer, marketer, publisher and distributor of video games headquartered in Redwood City, California, United States.
  • Google +

    Google +
    Google+ launched in June 2011 as a social network. Features included the ability to post photos and status updates to the stream or interest based communities, group different types of relationships (rather than simply "friends") into Circles, a multi-person instant messaging, text and video chat called Hangouts, events, location tagging, and the ability to edit and upload photos to private cloud-based albums.
  • Play Statiuon 5

    Play Statiuon 5
    Includes a 'vitual reality headset'!
  • IPhone 10

    IPhone 10
    The even bigger and even smarter IPhone 10!
  • Xbox Two

    Xbox Two
    Said to be portable!