Technolgy Breakthroughs

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  • Pinball Machine Innovations

    Pinball Machine Innovations
    The first coin operated pinball machine, or otherwise known as an "pin game" back then was invented in 1931. David Gottlieb is the main inventor of the pinball machine.
  • Credit Card

    Credit Card
    In 1950, the first credit card was invented. This allowed people to make purchases without having actual money. I chose this because credit cards are still something that we use today.
  • First Touch Sensitive Screen

    First Touch Sensitive Screen
    In 1971 Doctor Sam Hurst created the first touch sensitive device. I chose this event because touch screens are in very high demand now-a-days.
  • Floppy Disk Invention

    Floppy Disk Invention
    In 1971 the first memory unit, or as we know it today as a floppy disk was invented by Alan Shugart. I chose this event because this allowed us to further advance in technology.
  • IBM PC was created

    IBM PC was created
    The first IBM PC was created. I chose this event because if this hadn't happened we wouldn't be where we are with technology.
  • Macintosh 128K

    Macintosh 128K
    The Macintosh 128K was the first commercially successful personal computer. I chose this because the 128K was the start to what is known a globally known product.
  • Creation of the Internet

    Creation of the Internet
    The Internet was created after the develpoment of computer in the early 1990's. I chose this event because today, internet is something we use everyday
  • Gameboy

    In 1991 the Gameboy was invented. The first edition had a 2.6 inch monochrome display, 8 KB of RAM and a 4.19 MHz CPU. I chose this because I used to have a gameboy and I thought it was the coolest thing ever. Gameboys led the was for hendheld games.
  • Mars Rover

    Mars Rover
    The Mars Exporer Rover succsessfully landed on the surface of Mars in 2004. I chose this because the Mars Rover is something we hear about all the time.
  • Samsung Waterproof Camera

    Samsung Waterproof Camera
    The waterproof camera made by samsung was a big technolical breakthrough because it is going to pave the way for other water proof/resistant items. I chose this because I wanted to know how they made this.