5 Significant 1990's Computer Inventions

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  • Photoshop

    Photoshop
    Invented by Thomas and John Knoll. They sold the distribution license to Adobe Systems Incorporated and it became their most popular software program. Photoshop became integral to many diverse industries, including publishing, Web design, medicine, film, advertising, engineering, and architecture.
  • Linux

    Linux
    Invented by Linus Torvalds. Linux is the best-known and most-used open source operating system. As an operating system, Linux is software that sits underneath all of the other software on a computer, receiving requests from those programs and relaying these requests to the computer's hardware.
  • Nokia 1011

    Nokia 1011
    Although mobile phones emerged on the market in the 1980s, it wasn’t until 1992 that Nokia released its first cell phone, the Nokia 1011. It was the first mass produced GSM Phone. Before the phones were like bricks but this made mobile phones less of a hassle to carry around.
  • DVD Player

    DVD Player
    Created by Sony Corporation in Japan in collaboration with Pacific Digital Company from the United States. A DVD player is a device that plays DVDs produced under both the DVD-Video and DVD-Audio technical standards, two different and incompatible standards.
  • Palm Pilot

    Palm Pilot
    Invented by Jeff Hawkins, Donna Dubinsky, and Ed Colligan. A Palm Pilot is a PDA or Personal Digital Assistant that can exchange information with a computer. A Palm Pilot is a PDA or Personal Digital Assistant that can exchange information with a computer.