Snap of Technology By jnorbury Mar 10, 1876 Graham Bell...has a nice "ring" to it. Telephone History The first telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell Jan 1, 1930 Farnsworth and the Television First Television Philo T. Farnsworth was the inventor of the first television! Jan 1, 1936 Zuse is the man! Who invented the first computer? Konrad Zuse invented the Z1 Computer. This was the first computer that was freely programmable. Jan 1, 1965 Russell with the Rom CD James T. Russell created the CD-ROM. Oct 1, 2001 Jobs got 'er done! The iPod Steve jobs created the first iPod would would allow for "1000 songs in your pocket".