top 10 computer events

  • HP was created

    HP was created
    David Packard and Bill Hewlett found Hewlett-Packard in a Palo Alto, California garage. Their first product was the HP 200A Audio Oscillator, which rapidly becomes a popular piece of test equipment for engineers.
  • Harvard Mark-1 is completed

    Harvard Mark-1 is completed
    The Mark-1 was used to produce mathematical tables but was soon superseded by stored program computers.
    I picked this because you need math for everything.
  • era 1101 was created

    era 1101 was created
    Engineering Research Associates of Minneapolis built the ERA 1101, the first commercially produced computer. It held 1 million bits on its magnetic drum, the earliest magnetic storage devices.
    I picked this because the navy was the first to buy this computer.
  • IMB was created

    IMB was created
    IBM announced the System/360, a family of six mutually compatible computers and 40 peripherals that could work together.
    I picked this cause now we can all work together.
  • 32 kilo

    32 kilo
    Digital Equipment Corp., introduced the Nova, with 32 kilobytes of memory, for $8,000.
  • microprocceser

    The first advertisement for a microprocessor, the Intel 4004, appeared in Electronic News. Developed for Busicom, a Japanese calculator maker, the 4004 had 2250 transistors and could perform up to 90,000 operations per second in four-bit chunks.
  • Letters

    For the first time, a microprocessor could handle both uppercase and lowercase letters, all 10 numerals, punctuation marks, and a host of other symbols.
  • IMB

    IBM introduced its PC, igniting a fast growth of the personal computer market. The first PC ran on a 4.77 MHz Intel 8088 microprocessor and used Microsoft´s MS-DOS operating system.
    I picked this because it was the first comp. that was fast.
  • Graphics & Games

    Graphics & Games
    The Terminator, featured ground-breaking special effects done by Industrial Light & Magic. Made for a record $100 million, it was the most expensive movie ever made at the time.
    I picked this cause i like playing games now we can
  • IPhone

    The iphone can now play games, talk, text, and go on the web all on a portible device.
    I picked this cause this is an awsome device