Technology Timeline

  • USB Flash Drive

    Created by Pua Khein-Seng, Dov Moran, and M-Systems, the first USB drives were invented to eliminate the total number of cables needed to connect devices. The flash drives increased business’ overall agility making it easier to move files and information to and from different places.
  • Bluetooth

    Invented by Jaap Haartsen, Bluetooth allows home electronics (including phones, cameras, televisions, speakers, and headphones) to simplify data sharing between all devices while maintaining a low energy consumption.
  • Original iPod

    Invented by Steve Jobs and Tony Fadell, with the creation of the iPod came a new era that allowed a person to carry 1,000 songs in their pocket and access them at their fingertips. This made music easier and cheaper to obtain and more accessible to the masses.
  • Original MacBook

    Developed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, the first original MacBook was the first successful “mass-market all-in-one” desktop that featured a graphical user interface, built-in screen, and mouse. The MacBook marked a crucial stepping stone in the development of technology and without it, the evolution of computers from simple products to everyday necessities would have not been as quick and successful.
  • Nintendo Wii

    Invented by Shigeru Miyamoto and Genyo Takeda, the Wii was one of the first video games that had a much more physical experience that allowed spectators to enjoy as much as the players. The invention also broadened the video-game industry as a whole just by developing the largest user base.