History of technology

  • Windows 3.0.

    In 1990 Microsoft introduced Windows 3.0.
  • Transistor Radio

    A transistor is a semiconductor device used to amplify and switch electronic signals and power. The transistor was invented by three American physicists at the Bell Telephone Laboratories, John Bardeen, William Shockley, and Walter Brattain.
  • Video Tape

    Charles Ginsburg invented the video tape, the first video tape recorder (VTR) captured live images from television cameras by converting the information into electrical impulses and saving the information onto magnetic tape.
  • Lunar Probe

    Russia Lunik III photographed the far side of the Moon
  • The halogen lamp.

    Elmer Fridrich and Emmett Wiley invented the halogen lamp in 1960; their invention was called a tungsten halogen lamp.
  • video disk

    Philips' Gloeilampenfabrieken demonstrated for the international press a Compact Disc Audio Player.
  • fuel injection system

    Adams Farwell of Dubuque, invented it in Iowa, USA.
  • bar-code scanner

    Joseph Woodland and Bernard Silver invented The Woodland and Silver bar code can be described as a "bull's eye" symbol, made up of a series of concentric circles.
  • Word Processor

    eleased by Micropro International, WordStar was the first commercially successful word processing software program produced for microcomputers and the best selling software program of the early eighties.
  • Laser printer

    A laser printer is a common type of computer printer that rapidly produces high quality text and graphics on plain paper
  • VisiClalc

    VisiCalc was the first spreadsheet program available for personal computers.
  • scanning tunneling microscope

    A scanning tunneling microscope (STM) is an instrument for imaging surfaces at the atomic level. Its development in 1981 earned its inventors, Gerd Binnig and Heinrich Rohrer (at IBM Zürich), the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1986.[
  • CD-ROM

    A CD-ROMis an acronym of "Compact Disc Read-only memory") is a pre-pressed compact disc that contains data accessible to, but not writable by, a computer for data storage and music playback.
  • The first 3-D video game invented.

    First-person shooter (FPS) is a video game genre that centers the gameplay on gun and projectile weapon-based combat through first-person perspective; i.e., the player experiences the action through the eyes of a protagonist. Generally speaking, the first-person shooter shares common traits with other shooter games, which in turn fall under the heading action game. From the genre's inception, advanced 3D or pseudo-3D graphics elements have challenged hardware development, and multiplayer gaming
  • HTML

    HTML is written in the form of HTML elements consisting of tags, enclosed in angle brackets (like <html>), within the web page content. HTML tags most commonly come in pairs like <h1> although some tags, known as empty elements, are unpaired, for example <img>. The first tag in a pair is the start tag, the second tag is the end tag (they are also called opening tags and closing tags). In between these tags web designers can add text, tags, comments, and other types of text-based conte
  • entium processor

    Pentium is a brand used for a series of x86-compatible microprocessors produced by Intel. The name is derived from the Greek word pente (πέντε), meaning 'five' (as the series was Intel's 5th generation microarchitecture, the P5) , and the Latin ending -ium. The original Pentium branded CPUs were expected to be named 586 or i586, to follow the naming convention of previous generations (286, i386, i486). However, as the company wanted prevent their competitors from branding their processors with s
  • Java

    Java is a programming language originally developed by James Gosling at Sun Microsystems (which is now a subsidiary of Oracle Corporation) and released in 1995 as a core component of Sun Microsystems' Java platform.
  • Web TV

    WebTV, now known as MSN TV, was invented by Steve Perlman, Bruce Leak and Phil Goldman as a method of browsing the Internet through a TV set instead of a computer. It uses a "set-top" box, similar to a cable receiver, to receive and transmit Internet signals and is marketed mainly to families without computers.
  • Ipod

    Pod is a line of portable media players created and marketed by Apple Inc.. The product line-up currently consists of the hard drive-based iPod Classic, the touchscreen iPod Touch, the compact iPod Nano, and the ultra-compact iPod Shuffle. iPod Classic models store media on an internal hard drive, while all other models use flash memory to enable their smaller size (the discontinued Mini used a Microdrive miniature hard drive). As with many other digital music players, iPods can also serve as ex
  • No-Contact Jacket

    Following her weekly yoga class, a young woman exits the gym. The sky is dark, the parking lot only illuminated by the dim glow of a few streetlamps. The woman glances around, zips up her stylish jacket, and makes her way to her car. Unseen by her, an attacker lurks in the shadows. He discreetly follows her to her car, watching her every move. The woman, sensing something, looks over her shoulder cautiously. Suddenly, the man attacks! He grabs the woman around the shoulders, his elbow tight arou
  • Youtube

    The company is based in San Bruno, California, and uses Adobe Flash Video and HTML5 technology to display a wide variety of user-generated video content, including movie clips, TV clips, and music videos, as well as amateur content such as video blogging and short original videos. Most of the content on YouTube has been uploaded by individuals, although media corporations including CBS, BBC, VEVO, Hulu, and other organizations offer some of their material via the site, as part of the YouTube
  • Sony's Sugar Battery

    Sony, one of the world’s largest battery makers, developed a battery that generates electricity from carbohydrates (sugar). The device was developed based on the same power generation principles found in living organisms. Test batteries showed the ability to produce 50 milliwatts - currently the world's highest level of power production for passive-type bio batteries (a system in which reactive substances such as glucose and oxygen are absorbed into electrodes through a process of natural diffus
  • Ipad

    The iPad (pronounced /ˈaɪpæd/ eye-pad) is a line of tablet computers designed, developed and marketed by Apple Inc., primarily as a platform for audio-visual media including books, periodicals, movies, music, games, and web content.