Timeline of computer evolution

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  • ASCII

    ASCII
    American Standard Code for Information Interchange — permitted machines from different manufacturers to exchange data. ASCII consists of 128 unique strings of ones and zeros. Each sequence represents a letter of the English alphabet, an Arabic numeral, an assortment of punctuation marks and symbols, or a function such as a carriage return.
  • Computer systems

    Computer systems that use icons, windows and a mouse were designed by Douglas Engelbart.
  • COMPUTER

    COMPUTER
    Digital Equipment Corp. introduced the PDP-8, the first commercially successful minicomputer. The PDP-8 sold for $18,000, one-fifth the price of a small IBM 360 mainframe. The speed, small size, and reasonable cost enabled the PDP-8 to go into thousands of manufacturing plants, small businesses, and scientific laboratories.
  • First Apple COMPUTER

    First Apple COMPUTER
    Steve Wozniak, a young American electronics expert, designed the Apple-1, a single-board computer for hobbyists. With an order for 50 assembled systems from Mountain View, California computer store The Byte Shop in hand, he and best friend Steve Jobs started a new company, naming it Apple Computer, Inc. In all, about 200 of the boards were sold before Apple announced the follow-on Apple II a year later as a ready-to-use computer for consumers, a model which sold in the millions.
  • IBM introduced its PC

    IBM introduced its PC
    IBM introduced its PC, igniting a fast growth of the personal computer market. The first PC ran on a 4.77 MHz Intel 8088 microprocessor and used Microsoft´s MS-DOS operating system.
  • APPLE LISA

    APPLE LISA
    Apple introduced its Lisa. The first personal computer with a graphical user interface, its development was central in the move to such systems for personal computers. The Lisa´s sloth and high price ($10,000) led to its ultimate failure.
  • Intel

    Intel
    Intel released the 80486 microprocessor and the i860 RISC/coprocessor chip, each of which contained more than 1 million transistors. The RISC microprocessor had a 32-bit integer arithmetic and logic unit (the part of the CPU that performs operations such as addition and subtraction), a 64-bit floating-point unit, and a clock rate of 33 MHz
  • YAHOO

    YAHOO
    Yahoo is founded. Founded by Stanford graduate students Jerry Yang and David Filo, Yahoo started out as "Jerry's Guide to the World Wide Web" before being renamed.
  • AMAZON BOOKSTORE BECOME POPULAR

    AMAZON BOOKSTORE BECOME POPULAR
    With the launch of the Amazon Bookstore online shopping became popular.
  • DEEP BLUE

    DEEP BLUE
    Deep Blue was a chess-playing computer developed by IBM.On May 11, 1997, the machine, with human intervention between games, won the second six-game match against world champion Garry Kasparov by two wins to one with three draws.
  • Popularity of Computer

    More than 300,000 computers were shipped around the world.
  • OLYMPICS

    OLYMPICS
    BEIJING OLYMPICS
  • Future computer........

    Future computer........
    easy to carry, keyboard , mouse inside the computer
  • future computer

    future computer
    APP to project a screen everywhere.
  • future computer

    future computer
    invisable,
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