the laptop computer

The Laptop Computer – Baby You’ve Come A Long Way

A year was long ago gone by. It was a quiet year. No famous wars, no great Performas at the Met, and no new makeovers like at the Grammys. Just a slow regular year. Sleepy year. Everything was exactly the way it was.

Slowly the last year went by. 2009 was a slow year for music making. By the end of it the world knew that iTunes’s built-in iPod of music was the most sought after accessory ever created. It became the fashion statement of the decade. People were buying iPods for their personal use and their work use.

iPods went from strength to strength and by the end of 2010 it was reported that more than 500 million iPods were sold worldwide. In 2011 they introduced the Apple DVD and iPod, which became the most successful products ever by iTunes.

Today also the Apple infrastructure gave birth to the App Store which was the gateway to the App store for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. The iPad is a part of the Apple infrastructure. It had the App Store which allowed the consumers to easily find and purchase new and popular iPhone applications and all the other miscellaneous things associated with iPhones.

But still, the year of 2000, turned out to be a great year for technology. 2000FIVES was the year of ERP systems. These systems are very complex but are the reasons for the current and future IT systems. These systems are responsible for the affordable and economical IT infrastructure of most small and medium sized companies.

 1500s: 1500s: The year of mechanical figuring and the ever-smaller figuring machines were invented. The year of mechanical devices resulted from the trial and error of trial and error. Thus, the small finding machines were invented. 1500s: This was the year of mechanical doors, shade, and Plans and arrows.

1700s: 1800s: This was the age of discovery and the exactness. Precision and exactness had only reached a point where a straight line was no longer straight. There were suddenly curves and remembered the straight line. This was the start of Automotive engineering. The next big step in technology was the Industrial revolution.

1840s: Setting the pace for the next 50 years. Industrialization continued in the 20th century but the boost was again from chemistry. A brew Coffee pot and typewriters were the lucky gains. Nothing lasted forever but in this case the lifespan of the type writer was 300 years and it was invented in the mid 1900s.

1850s: Another milestone in technology was reached with the appearance of telephone booths. The number of people communicating started to go up and people started to call each other by name.

1860s: Telephones took long distance communications a step further. People could physically meet and communicate. General ones had no station to haul to the other side of the world and it was expensive. Today this is not true. Long distance is tremendously cost effective however there is another alternative.

1940s: The first portable typewriter was invented. This was followed by typewriters which were small enough to be carried from place to place. This was the beginning of the personal computer era.

 1950s: The first minicomputer was invented and computers were given the name. They were built for businesses to use. Similar to telephones, they allowed businesses to communicate securely from one location to another.

 1960s: With the introduction of minicomputers, the creators were able to create bigger and better things. This is still the main pose for today’s IT and computer companies. The 1960s and 1970s saw the rise of Apple and Microsoft with the latter becoming the world’s biggest software maker.

 1970s: After Apple and Microsoft, the next big step in IT was the availability of programming tools for computers. This allowed computer programmers to write for computers.

1980s: This is the age of PCs, when computers became as familiar as any other household appliance. With the popularity of the Apple Macintosh, the software market increased as well. Microsoft was able to leverage this and created Windows as a standard for computers.

 1990s: With the growing popularity of the Internet and online gaming, the Internet reached its stride and began to flourish. With this step, came the need for a common platform to use. This is where Google comes in. Google is the answer to the question, “How can I program a computer?”

2000s: With the advent of cell phones, email, and MP3 music, the world has shrunk and the PC is now the standard with the rise of wireless MP3 players and flash Internet browsers.

2010s: The modern computer comes with powerful graphics, multiple USB ports, on-board webcams, and dual core processors.

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