Technology Inventions of The 90's

  • World Wide Web

    World Wide Web
    The World Wide Web was invented by Tim Berners-Lee and opened to the public in 1991. This great technological invention has enhanced our lives by making information, documents, and downloadable media much more accessible.
  • the IBM Simon

    the IBM Simon
    The first smartphone was invented in 1992 and called the IBM Simon. It was designed by International Business Machines (IBM). This phone was an improvement because it had email, calendar and fax functions. It even had a touch screen user interface.
  • Text Messaging

    Text Messaging
    Texting was invented by Friedhelm Hillebrand and Bernard Ghillebaert, and the first text was sent on December 3rd, 1992. The first text was "Merry Christmas" and this revolutionized how we communicate today. This invention has changed our lives by being able to send a message in seconds and not having to call.
  • CD Player

    CD Player
    The DVD was invented in 1995 by two guys named David Paul Gregg and James Russell. DVDs replaced VHS and made our lives better because they were more compact, had clearer picture quality, and didn't require rewinding.
  • MP3 Player

    MP3 Player
    The first successful MP3 player created by Tomislav Uzelac of Advanced Multimedia Products released the first successful MP3 player in 1997. This little device advanced our lives by having the ability to create playlists, store songs, and skip them.