Computer history

Timeline created by dauntless_sushi
  • Jan 1, 1000


    abacus is actually created in around 3000b.c, but the date above is wrong because this website does not support b.c. era dates
  • Slide rule

    Slide rule
    It is an analog computer that is primarily used for multiplication and division.
  • Pascal’s calculator

    Pascal’s calculator
    Mechanical calculator
  • difference engine

    difference engine
    The first automatic computing engine. It was capable of computing a few numbers and making the results into a hard copy.
  • HP 200A Audio Oscillator

    HP 200A Audio Oscillator
    The next model was 200b and Disney ordered 8 of them and created the 1940 movie fantasia.
  • colossus

    It was a code breaker used to encrypt messages during world war II
  • Magnetic core memory

    Magnetic core memory
    Core memories make computer faster, reliable and easier to create.
  • apple I

    apple I
    first apple computer
  • atari 2600 (VCS)

    atari 2600 (VCS)
    First successful game console

    it was developed to enable recording, rewriting and playback of high-definition video (HD), as well as storing large amounts of data on a disc