History Of Computers Timeline

Timeline created by cmerrick155
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    History of Computers

  • Magnetic core memory created

    Magnetic core memory created
    An Wang developes magnetic core memory. This is a very important event because it is the first thing thta helped us save our files on a computer.
  • computer mouse

    computer mouse
    The firsat computer mouse is created and pattented by Douglas Engelbart. This is important because it is a very important discovery that helps make the computer user friendly.
  • Flopy-disk is developed.

    Flopy-disk is developed.
    IBM developed the first Flopy-Disk. This is important because it makes portable memory easier to use and less expensive.
  • First pocket calculator

    First pocket calculator
    Texas instaments makes the first pocket calculator. It is important because it shows that you can have a computer that can fit in you pocket.
  • The first personal computer is advertised.

    The first personal computer is advertised.
    They advertised the kenbak-1 for $750 in the Scientific American. It had a 256-byte memory. This is a very important event because the Kenbak-1 was the first of the most common types of computers today.
  • liqid-crystal displays are introduecd

    liqid-crystal displays are introduecd
    Liquid-crystal displays are made puplic. This is important because it makes you able to see what you are doing on the computer in a easier fasshion.
  • Compact Disk

    Compact Disk
    The frist compact disk is created in the United states. This helps computers save the users files by having a lot more space than other things in the past.
  • cell phones are first tested

    cell phones are first tested
    Cell phones are first tested in Japan and Chicago. This is a super important event because it shows that you can make a computer like device that is super portable.
  • first laptop computer

    first laptop computer
    TRS-80 model 10 is the first laptop omputer. This is an important event because it used smaller technologies sucessfuly to create a computer.
  • windows

    windows
    MIcrosoft introduces the idea of not having type comands but to use drop-down menus. This event helps computer move toward the goal of user friendliness.