IT History

  • The first computer

    Charles Babbage began develpoing the 'Difference Engine' in 1822. It was the first automatic computing engine and it was capable of computing several sets of numbers and making a hard copies of the results.
  • Nintendo was found

    Nintendo Co LTD was founded in Kyoto, Japan on September 23, 1889. It was founded by Fusajiro Yamauchi. When they checked in December 2012 Nintendo had sold over 651.8 million hardware units and 4.08 billion software units.
  • First online booking system

    American Airlines created the first online booking reservation system. Today a lt of reservations are made online.
  • Apple Inc was founded

    Apple Inc was founded in April 1, 1976. The headquarters is in California. The founders were Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne.
  • First Sat Nav

    Satillite navigation used to help people to know where to go without using a map.
  • Euro star services began

    A train underwater that connects London to Brussels and Paris.
  • Google founded

    Google Inc. is an American multinational corporation specializing in Internet-related services and products.
  • First Blackberry

    The BlackBerry is a line of wireless handheld devices and services designed and marketed by Research In Motion Limited operating as BlackBerry.
  • LinkedIn launched

    LinkedIn is a social networking website for people in professional occupations. Founded in December 2002 and launched on May 5, 2003. Its mainly used for professional networking.
  • Myspace

    Myspace is a social networking service with a strong music emphasis owned by Specific Media LLC and pop music singer and actor Justin Timberlake. From 2005 until early 2008, Myspace was the most visited social networking site in the world
  • Facebook was born

    Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook in 2004. Now it has over 1000 millions active users. It was invented in America when he was in university.
  • Q-Zone was released

    Q-Zone lets users write blogs, keep diaries, send photos, and listen to music. It has over 200 million users and is the third most popular social networking site.
  • Twitter was founded

    Twitter was created in 2006 by Jack Dorsey. In 2013 it had 200 million active users. Twitter has become one of the ten most visited websites on the Internet. Twitter Inc is based in San Francisco. It is a social networking site.
  • Tumblr was launched

    The service allows users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog.Tumblr was launched in February 2007 and within two weeks, the service had gained 75,000 users.
  • First iPhone

    Apple Inc develop smartphones. The first generation iPhone was released on June 29, 2007. The most recent iPhone, the iPhone 5, was released on September 21, 2012. The manufacturer is Foxconn.
  • First Self-Serve Checkout

    Self-serve checkout allows customers to serve themself in a shop without the need for assistance. They can scan their items with the barcode scanner.
  • Youtube launched

    YouTube is a video-sharing website, created by three former PayPal employees in February 2005, on which users can upload, view and share videos.
  • First iPad

    The first iPad was released on April 3, 2010. iPads are tablet omputers with virtual keyboards. They are sold by Apple Inc and manufactured by Foxconn.
  • Instagram was released

    Instagram is an online photo-sharing and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and apply filters before users can share them to other social networks.
  • Facebook reaches 1 billion users

    On the 4th of October Facebook reached 1 billion users worldwide.
  • Apple Black Hole

    The Apple Black Hole is possibly the iPhone of 2020. It is made up of 4 components and uses holographic technology.
  • iPet

    A dog made of technology. Less work than an actual dog or cat but shows as much love.
  • 3D printing

    A printer that prints objects in 3D. This uses paper or white plastic.
  • iCycle

    A future version of a bike. Computed and you can just cycle at home.
  • Future computer/phone on a watch

    Get your phone and work onto a watch that can come with you anywhere. Easy to take with you.
  • Storage card

    A device the size of a micro-SD card will have storage equivalent to three times the brain capacity of the entire human race.