Historical Internet Advances

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  • GPS Goes Mainstream

    GPS Goes Mainstream
  • AT&T offers instant text messaging for mobile phones.

    AT&T offers instant text messaging for mobile phones.
    In October 2000, AT&T became the first U.S. cellular company to offer instant text messaging for mobile phones.
  • Windows XP

    Windows XP
    Windows XP set the tone for a Windows operating system throughout this decade. Without XP we would not have the speedy Windows 7—even though most 7 users will admit it’s about the same as when they used XP.
  • Apple creates the iPod

    Apple creates the iPod
    iPod — On October 23, 2001 Apple Computers publicly announced their portable music digital player, the iPod.
  • Camera Phones

    Camera Phones
    Camera Phones were introduced to the North American marketplace in 2002.
  • iTunes Music Store

    iTunes Music Store
    The concept was simple: sell songs in digital format for less than a buck and let buyers play them whenever and wherever they like.
  • Xcelerator Hand Dryer

    Xcelerator Hand Dryer
    Xlerator Hand Dryer (2003)
    As mankind ventures further into the technological wonders of Tomorrowland, let us never forget that it’s the small things that matter most. Humans continue to streamline lavatory visits with as little hand contact as possible.
  • YouTube

    YouTube
    Created in February 2005, by three former PayPal employees, YouTube was touted as a cutting-edge video sharing service.
  • iPhone

    iPhone
    The iPhone — who else, but of course Steve Jobs, CEO for Apple, Inc. to take smartphones to a higher standard.
  • Amazon Kindle

    Amazon Kindle
    With the paper-like legibility of electronic ink, long battery life, and the ability to hold thousands of pages, e-book readers were already quite handy in 2008.
  • Computer Chips are Becoming More like Human Brains

    Computer Chips are Becoming More like Human Brains
    Computer Chips are becoming very smart much like the brain of a human.
  • Virtual Reality Goes Mainstream

    Virtual Reality Goes Mainstream
    Virtual Realities are becoming much more popular, but are they healthy?
  • HP Sprout Touch Mat

    HP Sprout Touch Mat
    Can be hooked up to a computer.
  • Internet of DNA

    Internet of DNA
    The internet will be used for DNA purposes.
  • 5G (5th Generation Mobile Networks/Wireless Systems)

    5G (5th Generation Mobile Networks/Wireless Systems)
    5G will be even faster and more efficient than 4G.
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    Historical Internet Advances