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  • Newspaper

    Acta Diurna' are often considered as precursors to the modern newspaper published in Rome, around 59 BC. Though it was the early forms of media in ancient Romans but they do not qualify as newspapers. In 1605, the first printed weekly newspaper to be published in Antwerp was Called Relation aller Furnemmen und gendenckwurdigen Historien. Years by years the newspaper evolves.
  • Camera

    Johann Zahn designed the first camera in 1685. But the first photograph was clicked by Joseph Nicephore Niepce in the year 1814. It was thousands of years back that an Iraqi scientist Ibn- al- Haytham made a mention of this kind of a device in his book, Book of Optics in 1021. The earlier cameras were incapable of saving the images and were huge in size. Now the camera is used to capture pictures and film a video. It also has a different kind of shots.
  • Magazine

    The earliest magazine was called the German Erbauliche Monaths-Unterredungen by Johann Rist. It was a literary and philosophical edition and after it was launched several periodicals with very similar topics were published, and were intended for an intellectual audience. Now the modern magazine was used in promoting products, services and many more.
  • Computer

    English mathematician Charles Babbage conceives of a steam-driven calculating machine that would be able to compute tables of numbers. The project, funded by the English government, is a failure. More than a century later, however, the world's first computer was actually. Nowadays, a computer can be used to type documents, send email, play games, and browse the Web. It can also be used to edit or create spreadsheets, presentations, and even videos.
  • Telephone

    Alexander Graham Bell was awarded the first U.S. patent for the invention of the telephone in 1876. Elisha Gray, 1876, designed a telephone using a water microphone in Highland Park, Illinois. A telephone is a telecommunications device that permits two or more users to conduct a conversation when they are too far apart to be heard directly.
  • Radio

    Guglielmo Marconi, who is an Italian inventor, proved the feasibility of radio communication. He sent and received his first radio signal in Italy in 1895. By 1899 he flashed the first wireless signal across the English Channel and two years later received the letter "S", telegraphed from England to Newfoundland. Now people can watch the person who is doing the radio show.
  • Television

    Electronic television was first successfully demonstrated in San Francisco on Sept. 7, 1927. The system was designed by Philo Taylor Farnsworth, a 21-year-old inventor who had lived in a house without electricity until he was 14. Now television can access the internet.
  • Internet

    The first workable prototype of the Internet came in the late 1960s with the creation of ARPANET, or the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network. Originally funded by the U.S. Department of Defense, ARPANET used packet switching to allow multiple computers to communicate on a single network.
  • Laptop

    The first "laptop-sized notebook computer" was the Epson HX-20, invented by Suwa Seikosha's Yukio Yokozawa in July 1980, introduced at the COMDEX computer show in Las Vegas by Japanese company Seiko Epson in 1981, and released in July 1982. The device derives its name from being able to be used by resting on a person's lap without the need for a desk or other surface
  • Phone

    Martin Cooper, the engineer from Motorola, developed the first hand-held phone that could connect over Bell's AMPS. Motorola launched the DynaTAC in 1984. It weighed over a kilogram and was affectionately known as The Brick, but it quickly became a must-have accessory for wealthy financiers and entrepreneurs.
  • Game Boy

    Game Boy
    The gameboy is a handheld gaming system invented by Nintendo's Gunpei Yokoi, who also created the Metroid video-game series. He got the idea for a portable gaming system after watching a bored businessman playing with an LCD calculator.The Game Boy is also the firstportable console to use game cartridges, meaning the games are interchangeable.
  • Yahoo!

    Yahoo! is an American web services provider headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and owned by Verizon Media. The original Yahoo! company was founded by Jerry Yang and David Filo in January 1994 and was incorporated on March 2, 1995. Yahoo was one of the pioneers of the early Internet era in the 1990s.
  • Google

    The first version of Google was released in August 1996 on the Stanford website. It used nearly half of Stanford's entire network bandwidth. BackRub is written in Java and Python and runs on several Sun Ultras and Intel Pentiums running Linux. The primary database is kept on a Sun Ultra II with 28GB of disk.
  • Twitter

    On July 15, 2006, the San Francisco-based podcasting company Odeo officially releases Twttr—later changed to Twitter—its short messaging service (SMS) for groups, to the public.