History of Technology

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    Technology History

  • IBM 305 RAMAC

    IBM 305 RAMAC
    This computer was the first computer to have a hard disk as storage. This enabled huge amounts to be stored for that time.
  • Computer Mouse

    Computer Mouse
    This was the time when the first computer mouse was invented. This is used for scrolling and moving the pointer around.
  • Floppy Disk

    Floppy Disk
    This was a way of storing your work externally. Nowadays many people use USB’s and External Hard Drives. The floppy disk could only hold up to only about 1 MB.
  • World Wide Web (WWW)

    World Wide Web (WWW)
    This was the time the World Wide Web came on. It was used as a research tool.
  • Octopus

    This stores currency in a small card. This is very useful as now it can be used for buying stuff as well.
  • iPod

    This was when the first iPod came out which was really big and heavy. When it came to the market, it was very expensive.
  • Phone with Camera

    Phone with Camera
    This was the time when the first cell-phone was released which also had a camera. Before these came along, people used the digital camera.
  • Youtube

    This was the time when youtube came on the internet. Nowadays, over 1 million videos have been posted on youtube.
  • Nintendo Wii

    Nintendo Wii
    This was the time when the Wii was invented. This is a type of gaming console.
  • iPhone

    This was the first mobile phone which had a touch screen. This doesn’t have a keypad, whereas the others have.