history of computers

Timeline created by cacosta77
  • first floppy drives

    first floppy drives
    Alan Shugart creates the first floppy disk called memory disk in 1971 to allow to share between computers. they were removable drives.
  • Ethernet

    Ethernet
    Robert Metcalfe is a member of the research staff for Xerox to help create ethernet to connect to multiple computers.
  • Popular Electronics magazine features the Altair 8080

    Popular Electronics magazine features the Altair 8080
    Popular Electronics magazine showed about Altair 8080 in 1975 that Bill Gates and Paul Allen were talking writing using the new BASIC language.
  • Apple I

    Apple I
    Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak started the Apple 1 single board computers in 1976.
  • first Word processing

    first Word processing
    the first word processing called word star to add define to margins and wrap. Bob Barnaby created WrordStar in 1979.