Technology from 1996-2012

Timeline created by pczekay
  • Google was invented

    Google was invented
    Google was used mainly by Stanford University when it first came out, but eventually it became the most popular search engine in the world.
  • Nintendo 64 hits the market

    Nintendo 64 hits the market
    This video game was extremely popular when it hit the market in 1996. 500,00 units sold within the first four months of its release.
  • Palm Pilot is released

    Palm Pilot is released
    This product sold for $129 when it first came out. It was a revolution in technology for people in the working world. It could exchange information with computers and some newer versions are still used in hospitals today.
  • Broadband is Introduced

    Broadband was a new form of the internet which was 10x faster than dial-up.
  • Wi-Fi Becomes Available to the Public

    Wi-Fi Becomes Available to the Public
    Wi-Fi made using the internet much easier. The internet became accesable almost anywhere.
  • The Ipod is Invented

    The Ipod is Invented
    The first ipod could hold 1,000 songs and made it possible to listen to music virtually anywhere.
  • The Digital Satellite Radio is Invented

    This new form of radio could be received in a much wider geographical area than FM radio could be.
  • The Kindle is Released

    The Kindle is Released
    The kindle allowed many books to be downloaded onto one portable system, making paper books a thing of the past.
  • IPhone Hits the Market

    IPhone Hits the Market
    The Iphone is a very popular smartphone. Today, Apple offers over 700,00 apps.
  • The IPad Is Available to the Public

    The IPad Is Available to the Public
    The Ipad is a popular portable computer that includes a virtual keyboard.