The History of Computing

Timeline created by Nathan Topham
  • VIC-20

    VIC-20
    Less expensive, highly successful computer. First to sell over 1 million units.
  • 3 1/2 inch floppy drives

    3 1/2 inch floppy drives
    Introduced by Sony in 1981, the 3 1/2 inch floppy drive would provide more storage, while taking up less space.
  • Flash Memory

    Flash Memory
    Fujio Masuoka invents flash memory, allowing memory to be reprogrammed and erased multiple times.
  • Apple Macintosh

    Apple Macintosh
    Designed by Apple, the Apple Macintosh became the first successful personal computer to feature a mouse.
  • C++

    C++
    C++ programming language is published by Bjarne Stroustrup leading to more complex programs being created.
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