Important Inventions in Computer Technology 2000 - 2010 Timeline

  • Windows Pocket PC

    Windows Pocket PC
    The invention, Windows Pocket PC was released on April 19th, 2000. The inventor that created this product was Microsoft. The invention was able to store emails, game, surf the web, and exchange messages. This product evolved calculator sized computers and paved the way later made smartphones and computers by its architecture.
  • Microsoft Xbox

    Microsoft Xbox
    In 2001, Microsoft created the first ever Xbox. Becoming the first ever gaming console to launch, this product as well was the first ever designed with both an ethernet port and broadband connection. The ability to rip music from CD's and being the first console with a hard drive made it very enhanced for its time.
  • Youtube

    In early 2005, the app YouTube was created by Jawed Karim, Steve Chen, and Chad Hurley. When YouTube was first started, it was a platform to share videos with people. However, it has enhanced over time and become one of the most effective marketing platforms of its time. It allowed videos to be published online which was never heard of before, presently, YouTube is utilized for a lot whether to learn something or watch something for fun.
  • Nintendo Wii

    Nintendo Wii
    In late 2006, the Nintendo Wii was launched and created by Satoru Iwata. Instead of competing with big known companies such as Microsoft and Sony on graphics, Iwata decided to shift his focus through novel gameplay. This allowed the console to be successful because of motion sensing and cheap price. Iwata took risks in order to make this product both likeable and successful. It became one of the most influential and important pieces of video game hardware.
  • Android Froyo 2.2

    Android Froyo 2.2
    In 2010, the Android Froyo 2.2 was developed by google. It was a software that showed enhanced new features for androids. It was the first ever version of android to have a mobile hotspot. The security system was also enhanced as prior users only had the pattern lock screen whereas now pin was allowed. Froyo as well increased panels used from 3 to 5 allowing users to have more space. It evolved android with new features including a mobile hotspot revolutionizing android for the future.