History on Computers

  • Konrad Zuse - Z1 Computer

    Konrad Zuse - Z1 Computer
    First fully programmed computer explored groundbreaking technologies in calculator development and had high capacity.
    I think it was important back then because the Z1 showed that your acomplishments may take more than one try because after creating the Z1, Zuse made a Z2 and 3 afterwards.
  • John Presper Eckert & John W. Mauchly- ENIAC 1 Computer

    John Presper Eckert & John W. Mauchly- ENIAC 1 Computer
    The ENIAC contained 17,468 vacuum tubes, and many many other things. It covered 1800 square feet of the floor and weighted 30 tons. I think the invention of this computer was important because it made their compnay launch and make more computerws that held data also.
  • ERMA and MICR

    ERMA and MICR
    The first computer made for banking with a MICR (megnetic ink character recongition) that helped read checks.
    I think this computer was very important because it helped with the bankers with reading the checks because it was so hard and it was easy for people to lie about taking out money and this computer helped show rules.
  • Computer Mouse & Windows

    Computer Mouse & Windows
    The computer name got the nickname because the cord came out of the bottom of the tail and it was small and round like a mouce.
    It was an important new invention to computer technology because there would be no way to do things on the computer if it weren't for this invention.
  • The Ethernet Computer Networking

    The Ethernet Computer Networking
    First networking computer meaning it was connect within a building using hardware running from machine to machine.
    Inventing this networking computer was important because it helped make networking a lot easier and stable making work offices more managable.
  • Apple Lisa Computer

    Apple Lisa Computer
    First home computer with a GUI, graphic user interface.It was important in history because it allowed home working to be such an improvement and created such a better at home working station.
  • Labyrinth graphic 3-D

    Labyrinth graphic 3-D
    The Labyrinth graphic 3-D was invented making pictures and games have a real life techture to them.
    This was important because "gaming" wouldn't be like it is now if it weren't for it. 3-D graphics make gaming more real and makes the gamer a lothappier because the game is way better than pictured.
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer

    Microsoft Internet Explorer
    Released by Mozilla Firfox 1.0 becoming the biggest competitor since Netscape Navigator.
    It was important in computer history because it was the next step to internet access and showed people they can get better and better with exploring the internet.
  • Mac OS X Snow Leopard

    Mac OS X Snow Leopard
    Apple launched the new Mac Leopard system upgrading all Mac OS X computers.
    I was very important because people with these olders Macs didn't have to get a brand new Apple computer to have the lastest upgrade, you could buy a disk and upgrade the computer having all new software just like a brand new computer.
  • Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs
    Steve Jobs co-founder of Mac passed away on October 5, 2011.
    This was a very important/tragic event that has made computer history. Steve Jobs was the inventer and designer of all mac products. Things will never be the same without this man.