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1. In 1990, Microsoft
released Windows 3.0 on
n 1988, the movie “Tin Toy” became the first computer
animated film to win an
Academy Award. The company that created it was
In 1945, Grace Hopper recorded the first actual com
”, a moth stuck
between the relays.
In 1948, who coined the term “cybernetics”?
In 1949, the Manchester
computer functioned as a complete system using
the Williams tube for memory.
In 1989, Maxis re
a video game that helped launch a series of
simulators. Other Sims followed in the series, including
In 1983, MIDI which stands for
was introduced at the first North American
Music Manufacturers show in LA.
In 1987, Apple engineer,
d, a software tool that
simplifies development of in
In 1990, the
was born when Tim BernersLee developed HTML.
created the first hard disk drive for microcomputers. It hel
megabytes of data.
In 1982, Disney released
one of the first movies to use graphics in movies.
In 1970, Citizens and Southern National Bank in Valdosta, GA, installed the
In 1976, Steve Wozniak and
got their start in business by designing the
In 1946, in February, the public got its first glimpse of the
In 1978, the
flexible disk drive and diskette were introduced by Shugart
In 1978, Texas Instruments, Inc. introduced
a talking learning aid for ages
7 and up.
In 1988, Apple cofounder, Steve Jobs, who left Apple to form his own company,
In 1977, the Apple II computer contained a cassette tape with the computer game
that produced brilliant color graphics when hooked up to a color tele
In 1984, Apple Computer launched the
the first successful mouse
computer with a graphics user interface introduced during the 1984 Super Bowl.
In 1975, Bil
l Gates and Paul Allen licensed
as the software language for
In 1947, On December 23,
Walter Brattain, and John Bardeen successfully
tested this point
contact transistor, setting off the semiconductor revolution.
In 1953, at MIT, Jay Forrester installed magnetic core memory on the
In 1954, A silicon
based junction transistor, perfected by Gordon Teal of Texas
Instruments Inc., brought the price of this component down to $2.50. The
company became a household name
when the first
In 1961, Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corp. invented the resistor
logic (RTL) product, a set/reset flip
flop and th
e first integrated circuit available
In 1972, Intel invented a microprocessor that could handle both uppercase and
lowercase letters, all 10 numerals,
marks, and a host of other symbols.
In 1994, the
zip disk is released.