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  • complex number calculator

    complex number calculator
    This calculator, designed by researcher George Stibitz. The first demonstration of remote access computing.
  • The Zuse Z3 Computer

    The Zuse Z3 Computer
    The was an early computer built by German engineer Konrad Zuse working in complete isolation from developments elsewhere.Using 2,300 relays, the Z3 used floating point binary arithmetic and had a 22-bit word length.
  • Whirlwind installation at MIT

    Whirlwind installation at MIT
    The team first built a large analog computer, but found it inaccurate and inflexible. After designers saw a demonstration of the ENIAC computer, they decided on building a digital computer.
  • Harvard Mark

    Harvard Mark
    Conceived by Harvard professor Howard Aiken, and designed and built by IBM, the Harvard Mark-1 was a room-sized, relay-based calculator. The machine had a fifty-foot long camshaft that synchronized the machine’s thousands of component parts
  • IBM´s SSEC

    IBM´s SSEC
    IBM´s Selective Sequence Electronic Calculator computed scientific data in public display near the company´s Manhattan headquarters. things that were on the IBM: Speed: 50 multiplications per second Input/output: cards, punched tape Memory type: punched tape, vacuum tubes, relays
  • Los Alamos MANIAC

    Los Alamos MANIAC
    John von Neumann´s IAS computer became operational at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Princeton, N.J. Contract obliged the builders to share their designs with other research institutes.
  • Core memory

    Core memory
    At MIT, Jay Forrester installed magnetic core memory on the Whirlwind computer. Core memory made computers more reliable, faster, and easier to make
  • ElectroData computer

    ElectroData computer
    The combined firm became a giant in the calculating machine business and expanded into electronics and digital computers when these technologies developed. Burroughs created many computer systems in the 1960s and 1970s
  • Kilby integrated circuit

    Kilby integrated circuit
    Jack Kilby created the first integrated circuit at Texas Instruments to prove that resistors and capacitors could exist on the same piece of semiconductor material.
  • DEC PDP-1

    DEC PDP-1
    The precursor to the minicomputer, DEC´s PDP-1 sold for $120,000. One of 50 built, the average PDP-1 included with a cathode ray tube graphic display, needed no air conditioning and required only one operator
  • Laboratory Instrumentation Computer

    Laboratory Instrumentation Computer
    The Laboratory Instrumentation Computer was a 12-bit, 2048-word computer. It can be considered the first minicomputer and a forerunner to the personal computer.

    The first large-scale array computer, is the ILLIAC IV achieved a speed of 200 million instructions per second.
  • Apollo Guidance Computer

     Apollo Guidance Computer
    The Apollo Guidance Computer made its debut orbiting the Earth on Apollo 7.
  • Tandy Corporation

    Tandy Corporation
    The Tandy Corporation was one of the leading computer technology companies in the 1970s. Their most popular item the TRS-80 arrived on the market in the late 1970s and was immediately popular.
  • T.V typewriter

    T.V typewriter
    The TV Typewriter, designed by Don Lancaster, provided the first display of alphanumeric information on an ordinary television set
  • MITS altair 8800

    MITS altair 8800
    The MITS Altair 8800 was a microcomputer design from 1975. The designers hoped to sell a few hundred build-it-yourself kits to hobbyists, and were surprised when they sold thousands in the first month.
  • 68000 Microprocessor

    68000 Microprocessor
    The 68000 Microprocessor launched by Motorola, the first of the 68k family. 5 years later it was used in machines like Apple Macintosh, the Atari ST and the Commodore Amiga.
  • hard disk ST506

     hard disk ST506
    Seagate Technology created the first hard disk drive for microcomputers. It held 5 megabytes of data, more than five times as much as a floppy disk.
  • C64

    The C64, as it was better known, sold for $595, came with 64KB of RAM and featured impressive graphics.
  • Amiga 1000

    Amiga 1000
    The Amiga 1000 is released. This computer sold for over 1000 dollars, and thats without monitor.
  • IBM PS/2

    IBM PS/2
    IBM made PS/2 machines, which made the 3 1/2-inch floppy disk drive and video graphics just right for IBM computers.
  • VideoToaster

    The Video Toaster was a video editing and production system for the Amiga line of computers and included custom hardware and special software

    TWAIN a standard interface for scanning equipment is developed by the TWAIN consortium, as it was called, consisted of representatives from Aldus, Caere, Eastman, Kodak, Hewlett Packard and Logitech.
  • Zip Disk

     Zip Disk
    The Iomega Zip Disk is here. The initial Zip system allowed 100MB to be stored on a cartridge roughly the size of a 3 ½ inch floppy disk
  • Apple corporation

    Apple corporation
    Apple allows other computer companies to clone its computer by announcing its licensed the Macintosh operating system rights to Radius on January 4.
  • Windows 2000

    Windows 2000
    Windows 2000 is here, on February 17, but when Windows 2000 fails to support legacy applications due to its NT foundation, Windows ME is quickly developed under the 9.x technology.
  • X-Box

    A new generation of video games is out when Microsoft enters the market with X-Box, Sony releases a long awaited Playstation II, and Nintendo releases the Game Cube.
  • Apple iTunes

    Apple iTunes
    Apple launches the iTunes Music Store with 200,000 songs at 99¢ each, along with the new third-generation iPod that is thinner and lighter than two CDs and holds 7,500 songs
  • Cabir

    The Cabir aka SymbOS/Cabir virus and fist known cell phone virus is discovered June 14, 2004 and is capable of spreading to other Symbian phones over Bluetooth.
  • iphone 4

    iphone 4
    Apple introduces the iPhone 4 on June 24, 2010.Founded by Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs Incorporated January 4, 1977 Apple is the main manufacturer of a line of personal computers under the Apple Macintosh (Mac) brand name, peripherals, and computer software.
  • Microprocessors

    microprocessors will hit 10GHz by the year 2011. In addition, it is currently working on a system bus that is 10 times faster than its upcoming 400 MHz (4*100MHz) Pentium 4 system bus, working at effective speeds of around 4 Gh
  • neweast ipad arrival

    neweast ipad arrival
    The new iPad features a stunning new Retina™ display, Apple’s new A5X chip with quad-core graphics and a 5 megapixel iSight® camera with advanced optics for capturing amazing photos and 1080p HD video.