Tech Topics

  • Internet is Invented

    Internet is Invented
    ARPANETis created by ARPA.
  • #10 Most Biggest Tech Innovation of my Lifetime

    #10 Most Biggest Tech Innovation of my Lifetime
    ATM Machines: Having access to your bank account at any time of the day. They are also helpful because you can access your saved money in multiple locations.
  • Introduction of an "Intergalactic Computer Network"

    Introduction of an "Intergalactic Computer Network"
    Introduced by J.C.R. Licklider who was responsible for enabling the development of ARPANET or Advanced Research Projects Agency Network.
  • First Public Cellphone Call

    First Public Cellphone Call
    Motorola engineer, Martin Cooper, made the first public cellphone call.
  • Approval of Motorolas DynaTAC Phone

    Approval of Motorolas DynaTAC Phone
    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission approved Motorola's DynaTAC phone for public use ten years after the first call had been made by Cooper.
  • Microsoft Ships Windows 1.0

     Microsoft Ships Windows 1.0
    Microsoft ships Windows 1.0 two years after the innitial announcement. Rather than typing MS‑DOS commands, you can now just move a mouse to point and click your way through screens with the Windows 1.0.
  • #8 Most Biggest Tech Innovation in my Lifetime

    #8 Most Biggest Tech Innovation in my Lifetime
    Credit Cards: Credit cards are important for keeping your money safe. If you carry credit cards with you instead of cash, you are less likely to have problems with theft. Also, i would rather cary around one credit card with all my money in it rather than 4 $20 bills. According to Discover, its first card was unveiled at the 1986 Super Bowl.
  • Researching MP3

    Researching MP3
    Fraunhofer Institut Integrierte Schaltungen research center (part of Fraunhofer Gesellschaft) began researching high quality, audio recording, a project named EUREKA project EU147, Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB).
  • Microsoft Releases Windows 2.0

    Microsoft Releases Windows 2.0
    Windows 2.0 allows desktop icons and expanded memory. You can now also overlap windows, control the screen layout, and use keyboard shortcuts.
  • World Wide Web Created

    World Wide Web Created
    Time Berner created HTML or hyper- text markup language and HTTP or hyper- text transfer protocol.
  • MS Office 1.0 is Released

    MS Office 1.0 is Released
    Office 1.0 contains Word 1.1, Excel 2.0, and Powerpoint 2.0.
  • The First Text Message

    The First Text Message
    British engineer, Neil Papworth, used his computer to wish a "Merry Christmas" to Richard Jarvison his Orbitel 901 mobile phone. Papworth didn't recieve a reply because there was no way to send a text from a phone during that time period. A reply had to wait for Nokia's first mobile phone in 1993.
  • The Original Smartphone

    The Original Smartphone
    IBM and Bellsouth announced the Simon personal communicator phone, also known as the world's first smartphone.
  • #9 Most Biggest Tech Innovation in my Lifetime

    #9 Most Biggest Tech Innovation in my Lifetime
    Online Shopping(amazon, ebay): Online shopping offers many advantages such as price comparisons, infinite choice, no pressure sales, and incredible convenience.
  • Arrival of salesforce.com

    Arrival of salesforce.com
    This website pioneered the concept of delivering enterprise applications via a simple website.
  • #1 Most Biggest Tech Innovation of my Lifetime

    #1 Most Biggest Tech Innovation of my Lifetime
    Wifi Technology: Establishing crisis communication networks that can automatically transport wireless routers using WiFi to help individuals stay connected even when mobile signal towers are down.
  • #3 Most Biggest Tech Innovation of my Lifetime

    #3 Most Biggest Tech Innovation of my Lifetime
    Netflix: The thought of getting movies anytime from anywhere has changed how i accesses entertainment. Netflix is my Direct Tv or Xfinity. The DVD subscription service began operating in 1999 but was founded in 1997.
  • #4 Most Biggest Tech Innovation of my Lifetime

    #4 Most Biggest Tech Innovation of my Lifetime
    iPod and iTunes: Allowing me to carry thousands of songs at a time and also being able to access the music anywhere. I use my iPod daily.
  • Development of Amazon Web Services

    Development of Amazon Web Services
    Amazon Web Services provided a suite of cloud-based services including computation, storage and even human intelligence through the Amazon Mechanical Turk.
  • Cellphone Cameras Become Available

    Cellphone Cameras Become Available
    The Nokia 7650 and the Sanyo SPC-5300 became publicly available and known as one of the few very first cellphones with built in cameras.
  • #2 Most Biggest Tech Innovation of my Lifetime

    #2 Most Biggest Tech Innovation of my Lifetime
    Social Networking Sites (Twitter, MySpace, Facebook): Web-based services that allow people to construct a public or semi-public profile within a bounded system. Social Media is a big tech innovation during my lifetime because it helps me stay connected with friends and family that i dont often see.
  • BlackBerry's First Integrated Phone

    BlackBerry's First Integrated Phone
    The BlackBerry 6210 was the company's first device to offer: email, texting, a web browser, and BlackBerry Messenger service.
  • The Beginning of Facebook

    The Beginning of Facebook
    One of the earliest web 2.0 websites created by Mark Zuckerberg with his college roommates and his Harvard University students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.
  • Web 2.0 is Recognized

    Web 2.0 is Recognized
    The term was coined in 1999 by Darcy DiNucci and was popularized by Tim O'Reilly at the O'Reilly Media Web 2.0 conference.
  • #6 Most Biggest Tech Innovation in my Lifetime

    #6 Most Biggest Tech Innovation in my Lifetime
    Youtube: YouTube is an important tool for all kinds of marketing, promotion and propaganda; and a source of entertainment and information for 800 million people. Youtube is a big tech innovation in my lifetime because its one way i discover new music to listen to.
  • Twitter is Launched

    Twitter is Launched
    Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey and by July, the social networking site was launched.
  • iPhone Launch

    iPhone Launch
    Apple launched its first iPhone. The phone was described as combining three products: a mobile phone, an iPod and a wireless communication device. Features included: a visual voicemail box, touchpad keyboard, a photo library, and a touch screen.
  • #5 Most Biggest Tech Innovation in my Lifetime

    #5 Most Biggest Tech Innovation in my Lifetime
    Tablets and Apps: The apps i use in smartphones are very important to me, especially the apps on my iPhone. Tablets can be used in ways that are different from laptops and we see them being used as cash registers, restaurant menus, medical devices and much more.
  • #7 Most Biggest Tech Innovation in my Lifetime

    #7 Most Biggest Tech Innovation in my Lifetime
    DVR: Allows me to watch my favorite tv shows on my own time.
  • Announcement of Safari Browser

    Announcement of Safari Browser
    Apple developed a Web browser, Safari 1.0, just for Macintosh computers.
  • IOS 2: App Store

    IOS 2: App Store
    The release of the App Store meant that users can browse and then download apps directly on the device.
  • Release of Google Play

    Release of Google Play
    Also known as the Android Market, Google play is a digital application distribution platform for Android and an online electronics store developed by Google. Google Play allows users to browse and download music, magazines, books, movies, television programs, and applications published through Google.
  • Bing Goes Live

    Bing Goes Live
    Bing had programmed the search engine so when a search is conducted related subjects are displayed. Searches not specific enough will generate sub-categories on the subject.
  • The Global Language Monitor Makes an Announcement

    The Global Language Monitor Makes an Announcement
    "Web 2.0 has bested Jai Ho, N00b and Slumdog as the 1,000,000th English word or phrase added to the codex of the f1,400 year-old language. Web 2.0 is a technical term meaning the next generation of World Wide Web products and services."
  • Beginning of Google Applications

    Beginning of Google Applications
    Google started to offer browser-based enterprise applications through services such as Google Apps.
  • Latest Version of Microsoft Office is Released

    Latest Version of Microsoft Office is Released
    Office 2010 is released featuring extended file format support and also updating excel, powerpoint, and word.
  • IOS 4: Multitasking, Retina & FaceTime

    IOS 4: Multitasking, Retina & FaceTime
    iOS 4 was when the multitasking bar was introduced. With this feature apps could work in the background allowing users to switch between apps faster with its previously saved state intact.
  • Instagram is Released

    Instagram is Released
    Instagram was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger and launched in October 2010.