Digital Revolution Timeline
By: Kyra Cotto 3-29-19
J.V. Atanasoff attempts to build the first computer without gears, cams, belts or shafts.
The Osborne 1, the first commercially available portable personal computer, came out.
Microsoft was found by Bill Gates and Paul Allen.
Two computers communicate with one another using packet-switching technology.
Apple launches its PowerBook series, the first portable personal computer.
American Online was the first company to create instant messaging, letting users to have real-time chat conversations.
The Google search engine is born, which changed the way users interact with the Internet.
Friendster was to create a safer way for meeting new people by looking at user profiles and connecting to friends.
MySpace was created because the creators of Friendsters saw how well that was doing.
Mark Zuckerberg creates Facebook with his fellow college roommates and computer science students.
Steve Jobs unveils the iPhone.
The first Android phone was released, called the G1.
The Internet has its 40th anniversary.
Google releases Google Assistant and it joins the group of other computerized assistance.
Apple releases the iPad.