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Technology Timeline. 1986-Present. 1985. The  Windows  operating system is released by Microsoft. Nintendo releases the Nintendo Entertainment System. 1985 (Cont’d). - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Technology Timeline

Technology Timeline 1986-Present

1985TheWindowsoperating system is released by Microsoft. Nintendo releases the Nintendo Entertainment System.

1985 (Contd)Affordable desktop publishing begins with the introduction of the Apple LaserWriter, the HP LaserJet, and software programs such as Aldus Page Maker.

1986Fuji introduced the disposable camera.Digital Audio Tape introduced

1987The first 3-D video game invented.

1988Digital Cellular Phonesinvented.

1989High-definition television introduced.

The World debus as the first provider on dial-up internet access for customers

1990TheWorld Wide Weband Internet protocol (HTTP) and WWW language (HTML)created byTim Berners-Lee

1991The digital answering machine invented.

JPEG still picture compression standard introduced.

1991 (contd)Wi-Fi was invented by NCR Corporation in the Netherlands

1992Adobe announces the release of PDF 1.0

1993Mosaic is developed by Marc Anderson at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA). It becomes the dominant navigating system for the World Wide Web.

1995TheJavacomputer language invented.

DVD (Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc) invented.

1995 (contd)Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 1.0 in August1995.

1999The Google search engine was officially launched.USB flash drives were invented by Amir Ban, Dov Moran and Oron Ogdan from M-systems in Israel.

2001On October 23, 2001 Apple Computers publicly announced their portable music digital player theiPod.Windows XP was released

2002Camera Phones were invented

2003Itunes was introduced

2004Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg.

2005Youtube, the online video sharing and viewing community - was invented in 2005 by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim.

2006The Nintendo wii was made available

2007The successful release of Apples IPhone.

2009Windows 7 was introducedAll television broadcasts in the U.S are now digital.

2010AdobePhotoshop CS5 is released April 30, 2010.Microsoftfirst releases theKinectfor the Xbox 360 in November 4, 2010.

2011Microsoftannounces plans on May 10, 2011 to acquireSkypefor $8.5 billion in cash.Steve Jobspasses away on October 5, 2011 (Age: 56)

2012Pinterestis made available to everyone August 10, 2012.AppleiPhone 5 and IPad mini goes on sale.

2013Sonyreleases the PS4 November 15, 2013.Appleintroduces iOS7 on September 18, 2013.

New developmentsGoogle GlassOculus Rift

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