Significant Inventions in computers in 1980s

  • MS-DOS

    MS-DOS was the result of the language developed in the seventies that was used by IBM for its mainframe operating system. Microsoft acquired the rights to meet IBM specifications. IBM licensed and re-released it on August 12, 1981, as PC DOS 1.0 for use in their PCs.
  • Apple Lisa

    Apple Lisa
    The Lisa is a desktop computer developed by Apple and released on January 19, 1983. It was one of the first personal computers to present a graphical user interface (GUI) in a machine aimed at individual business users. Its development began in 1978. It suffered from high prices, inadequate software, unreliable Apple File Ware floppy disks, and the immediate release of the cheaper and faster Macintosh. Only 10,000 pieces were sold in two years.
  • Windows operating system

    Windows operating system
    Windows 1.0 is the first major release of Microsoft Windows, a family of graphical operating systems for personal computers developed by Microsoft. It was first released to manufacturing in the United States on November 20, 1985, while the European version was released as Windows 1.02 in May 1986.
  • disposable camera

    disposable camera
    A disposable or single-use camera is a simple box camera meant to be used once. Most use fixed-focus lenses. Some are equipped with an integrated flash unit, and there are even waterproof versions for underwater photography. Internally, the cameras use a 135 film or an APS cartridge
  • first 3d video game

    first 3d video game
    1987 saw many sequels and prequels in video games, such as Castle Vania II: Simon's Quest, Dragon Quest II, Final Lap, and Zelda 2, along with new titles such as After Burner, Contra, Double Dragon, Final Fantasy, Metal Gear, Operation Wolf, Phantasy Star, Shinobi, Street Fighter and The Last Ninja. The Legend of Zelda was also introduced outside of Japan.