In 1954 Bell Telephone Company used the first ever solar battery
Solar powered wristwatch
In 1956 the solared powered wristwatch was invented
First computer video game
The first computer video game Spacewar was invented
Touch-tone was invented
Touch-Tone telephones introduced.
Microwave ovens became commercially available
The Sony Walkman
The Sony walkman was built in 1978 by audio-division engineer Nobutoshi Kihara.
Nintendo became widely known
video game system by the name of Atari with classic games like pong and frogger
Windows 95 and 98
Microsoft introduces Windows 95 and later Windows 98 to the market, which gain immediate popularity.
E-mail becomes popular; as a result Microsoft acquires the popular Hotmail.com webmail service
Flash technology reached the point of being able to make video players. As a result, YouTube, a website which allows uploading and viewing videos, was created. YouTube's popularity grew explosively and it was acquired by Google.
Wireless networks became ever more commonplace in homes, education institutes and urban public spaces.