Timeline of Computing

Timeline of Computing 1950-2017

Timeline of Computing 2000-2017

2000
– Official Launch of Windows 2000 – Microsoft’s replacement for Windows 95/98 and Windows NT.
– Sony releases the PlayStation 2.
– Intel releases the Pentium 4. The processor is built using the NetBurst microarchitecture, a new design since the introduction of the P6 microarchitecture used in the Pentium Pro in late 1995

2001
– Windows XP: is launched on 20 Sep, 2001

2002
– RIM (now BlackBerry Ltd) released the first BlackBerry smartphone
– PayPal is acquired by eBay

2003
– iTunes is launched on 9 Jan, 2003
– Skype is launched on 20 Aug, 2003
2004
– Facebook is first launched on 20 Sep, 2004
– Firefox 1.0 is released on 9 Nov, 2004

2005
– YouTube begins on 14 Feb, 2005
– Xbox360 is released on 20 Feb, 2005
– eBay acquires Skpe on September 12, 2005

2006
– iPhone: the first iPhone is released on 29 Jun, 2006

2007
– Windows Vista is released 30 Jan, 2007
– Netbook: Asus released first Eee PC (netbook) on 16 Oct, 2007

2008
– First Android OS and Android Smartphone is released on 21 Oct, 2008

2009
– Windows 7 is released on 22 Oct, 2009

2010
– The iPad is released on 3 Apr, 2010

2012
– Apple introduces the iPhone 5
– Microsoft Windows 8 and Microsoft Surface is released October 26, 2012
– Apple introduces the iPad mini October 23, 2012

2013
– Apple introduces iOS7 on September 18, 2013
– Microsoft releases Windows 8.1 on October 18, 2013
– Sony releases the PS4 November 15, 2013
– Apple outsells Windows PCs globally for the first time

2014
– The Nokia deal with Microsoft is completed April 25 making Nokia now Microsoft Mobile in a deal totalling $7.17 billion.
– Apple introduces the new iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and Apple Watch on September 9.
– Microsoft announces on September 30 the next version of Windows, which will be called Windows 10.
– Android version 5.0 (Lollipop) released November 3

2015
– Apple officially releases the Apple Watch on April 24
– Microsoft releases Windows 10 on July 29
– Android version 6.0 (Marshmallow) released October 5
– Microsoft releases the Surface Book on October 26

2016
– Pokémon GO is released July 6,for Android phones and iPhone
– Google releases Android version 7.0 (Nougat) August 22
– On September 16, Apple announces the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

2017
– Nintendo releases the hybrid gaming console Nintendo Switch
– July 28, 2017 Apple announced it was discontinuing all iPod devices that are not running iOS

Source: Wikipedia

 

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