The history of Computing and entertainment

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    the history of computing and entertainment

    Computers have evolved immensely throughout the 20th century, and our perception of these things has changed too.
  • Mechanical calculators are manufactured for sale

  • The Pascaline. Invented by Blaise Pascal (1623-62)

  • T.V commercially available

    Commercially available since the late 1920s, the television set has become commonplace in homes, businesses and institutions.
  • Public radio began

    On 27 August 1920, regular wireless broadcasts for entertainment began.
  • Sony founded

    Masaru Ibuka and Akio Morita created Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering Corporation. The company built Japan's first tape recorder, called the Type-G. In 1958 the company name was changed to Sony.
  • Computer Space invented

    a arcade game created by Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney.
  • Pong created

    The game was originally manufactured by Atari Incorporated (Atari), who released it in 1972.
  • Microsoft founded

    The company was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen on April 4, 1975.
  • Space Invaders created

    It was an arcade video game designed by Tomohiro Nishikado and released in 1978
  • Pac Man created

    this is an arcade game developed by Namco and first released in Japan on May 22, 1980
  • Windows released

    Microsoft released Microsoft Windows, a graphical extension for MS-DOS, on November 20, 1985.
  • Playstation created

    The original PlayStation released in December 1994.
  • Playstation 2 created

    Released in 2000. 15 months after Dreamcast.
  • First commercial sat-navs released

    2000 that the United States made a more accurate GPS signal available for civilian use.
  • World of Warcraft announced

    Blizzard Entertainment announced World of Warcraft on September 2, 2001. The game was released on November 23, 2004, on the 10th anniversary of the Warcraft franchise.
  • Xbox created

    The Xbox is a video game console manufactured by Microsoft. It was released on November 15, 2001.
  • HALO: CE released

    Developed by Bungie and published by Microsoft Game Studios. The first game of the Halo franchise, it was released on November 15, 2001.
  • Xbox 360 created

    It was unveiled May 12, 2005.
  • Playstaion 3 created

    Released on November 17, 2006 in North America, the PlayStation 3 is a seventh generation game console from Sony.
  • First Iphone announced

    the first generation of iPhone and was announced on January 9, 2007 after months of rumors and speculation..
  • Windows 7 released

    It was released to manufacturing on July 22, 2009, and became generally available for retail worldwide on October 22, 2009.
  • Nyan cat song uploaded

    YouTube user "saraj00n" (whose real name is Sara uploaded it to YouTube on April 5, 2011. the animation made by 25-year-old Christopher Torres was combined with the song by daniwell to make the hugely popular video.
  • Predictions for the future

    Holograms, computer powered vehicals, bigger internet, FLYING CARS!!!