The history of computing

  • First cinema

    First cinema
    The first cinemas were a great way of watching film and tv programs for people who didnt own their own TV. It allowed people to socilaise while watching Tv.
  • First TV was shown

    First TV was shown
    The TV changed the way we sepnd our free time, because now almost everyone around the world pretty much has one. It was first shown in San Fransisco by a 21 year old man called Philo Taylor who used to live in a house with no elctricity until he was 14 years old.
  • First Computer was made

    First Computer was made
    The Mark Serries of computers was first invented at Harvard University. From here on the computer advanced quickly.
  • First Automated booking system

    First Automated booking system
    In 1946 American Airlines were the very first to come out with an automated booking system. This was called the Electromechanical Reservisor which comprised a temporary storage of magnetic drums. The airline’s operators had to do the actual lookups as travel agents could not directly query this system.
  • Computers were available to buy on the market

    Computers were available to buy on the market
    IBM were the first company to start selling computers.
  • First animated film

    First animated film
    Rendering of a planned highway - 1961 - In 1960 a 30 second vector animation of a car traveling down a planned highway at 110 km/h was created at the Swedish Royal Institute of Technology on the BESK computer. The short animation was broadcast on 9 November 1961 on national television.
  • Apple II was created

    Apple II was created
    This created the first modernised and small computer
  • First type of RAM was invented

    First type of RAM was invented
    It was invented by Intel to advanced the storage on the computer.
  • The first laptop was made

    The first laptop was made
    The PC means that it is a 'Personal Computer' which allows someone to carry it around and not have a huge box aswell.
  • First online game

    First online game
    "Maze war" was the game where you could run around and shoot at other players.
  • First 3D games

    First 3D games
    The first 3D games made were called In 1974, "Maze War" and "Spasim" (short for Space Simulation) both began early experimentation into 3D gaming. In "Spasim" you flew between space networks and saw other players flying around as well. "Maze War" set the precedence for all first person shooters that would follow. In "Maze War," you could move forward, backward, left and right and shoot. As with most subsequent shooting games, you gained points by killing an enemy and lost points by being killed.
  • Microsoft was founded

    Microsoft was founded
    Microsoft was founded on the 4th April 1975, whicjh was one of the first computer companys made, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services.
  • Apple was invented

    Apple was invented
    Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak co created Apple
  • A better travel service system

    A better travel service system
    The new and improved travel system, allowing you to check more than plane site at one time, and also allowing you to get more than one result coming to you.Eventually airlines divested their direct holdings in GDS companies, with the notable exception of the Asian carriers who remain owners of the following GDSs: Abacus, Topas, Axess, Infini and Travelsky. In addition Amadeus has Air France/ KLM, Lufthansa and Iberia as minority shareholders.
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    First GPS tests and placements in cars

    The first GPS was made in 1981 by Honda, but it was only made available in 1984. This would revolutionise the way we travel, because we would then be able to travel with an assisted guide, instead of using maps.
  • The internet was invented

    The internet was invented
    Tim Berners Lee created the internet and instead of selling it for billions he gave it to the world for free.
  • First voice assisted GPS

    First voice assisted GPS
    The first voice assisted GPS was made by Toyota and put there car called the Celsior. Voice assisted meant that we could then concentrate on the road instead of to keep looking at a small screen. It made travelling to places we have never been before alot easier.
  • Fits game on a phone

    Fits game on a phone
    The first game on a phone was Tetris which was only a falling block game, which was very simple. But it was hue step up in gaming and phones!
  • Playsation was founded by Sony

    Playsation was founded by Sony
    Playstation has changed the way we live today because they have created games consoles and handheld devices like PSP'S and Playstation 4's. Which occupy everyones time.
  • EBAY

    EBAY
    Ebay was the first place on the internet you could buy something of someone else!
  • Netflix was founded

    Netflix was founded
    Netflix revolutionised the way we watch television as it became an online film and tv shower. It lets you watch any TV and Film ever created and put on the website, with hundreds of episodes and films to pick from.
  • Google was founded

    Google was founded
    It was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. This changed the search engine and made it easier to find imformation that you need quicker.
  • TripAdvisor was founded

    TripAdvisor was founded
    Trip advisor was the first website where you could go and comment on your stay. You can rate the hotel you stayed at, giving advice to people and helping them book holidyas. Because they can get info on a hotel from someone who has actually experienced it!
  • Xbox was invented by Microsoft

    Xbox was invented by Microsoft
    XBox was created to make games consoles, it spread and thrived hugely as every child and men wanted to occupy time by playing it. It brought a huge decrease in concentration on school work as people would rather play instead!
  • Flight stats was founded

    Flight stats was founded
    Flight stats is a company that has a website, allowing you to check flight times and when your flight is coming in.
  • Skype

    Skype
    Skype is a way of talking to someone without being there, it could be a video or a group chat! It revolutionised the way we communicate!
  • Apple started to design the first IPhone

    Apple started to design the first IPhone
    A team of 1000 people started to create and design the first IPhone.
  • Facebook was created

    Facebook was created
    Facebook was thought of by Mark Zuckerberg and founded by 5 people including himself. The founders were : Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. These men made a way for people to interact and talk to each other anywhere on the planet.
  • Youtube was created

    Youtube was created
    Youtube was one of the first ways to watch videos over the internet
  • Trivago was founded

    Trivago was founded
    Trivago is a website alolowing you to search hundreds of hotels, plane tickets, train tickets at once. This made a massive difference in how we travel and go on holidays, as you could then customize and choose where you wanted to go with the help of Trivago.
  • QZone was founded

    QZone was founded
    QZone is a Chinese version of facebook and Twitter.
  • Twitter was founded

    Twitter was founded
    Twitter is a way of telling and speaking to you friends. You send out tweets saying what you want, but they make there money by ads and thats why its worth so much. Also because it has so much potential it is worth alot!
  • PSN

    PSN
    PSN was created to allow players on the playstation to play with anyone around the world, including there friends. Which opened a huge world for communications and gaming.
  • The first IPhone was released to the public

    The first IPhone was released to the public
    This started a huge new systemwhich was almost a new tiny computer and it has advanced incredibly since then.
  • Instagram

    Instagram
    Instagarm was a way of posting pictures and talking to your friends, but you can also chat to to others and make friends.
  • FACEBOOK HIT 1 BILLION USERS

    FACEBOOK HIT 1 BILLION USERS
  • Vine

    Vine
    Vine was founded by Dom Hofmann, Rus Yusupov, and Colin Kroll in June 2012. The company was acquired by Twitter in October 2012 for a reported $30 million. Vine officially launched on January 24, 2013 as a free app for iOS devices. On June 2, 2013, an Android version was released.
  • Iphone 6 was sold out

    Iphone 6 was sold out
    The IPhone is now the most high tech tablet on the planet. It has touch screen, SIRI (Someone to help you), Touch ID etc.
  • Iphone 7/6S

    Iphone 7/6S
    The iphone 7 is the next apple product in their phone section, although there has been a big debate wether it will be called an iphone 7 or 6S.
  • PS5

    PS5
    The ps5 i htink willl be released in late 2018 or early 2019, as between most of the playstation consoles it has been 5-6 years. The PS5 will carry on with the playstation line including a few upgrades.
  • Electric porsche

    Electric porsche
    An electric supercar would be better for the enviroment and would revolutionise the car industry!
  • xGAMER

    xGAMER
    The xgamer was invented by beau and will revolutionise the gaming industry as it will be 3D and 1080p. It will also be the best gaming pad out!