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The History o f The PC. ♋. Computer Timeline. 1936- First freely programmable computer 1947/48- The invention of the transistor 1953- Creation of the IBM 1958- The Computer Chip was invented 1959- The first bank industry computer 1962- The first computer game came out

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computer timeline
Computer Timeline
  • 1936- First freely programmable computer
  • 1947/48- The invention of the transistor
  • 1953- Creation of the IBM
  • 1958- The Computer Chip was invented
  • 1959- The first bank industry computer
  • 1962- The first computer game came out
  • 1964- The creation of the “Mouse”
  • 1969- The original internet
  • 1985- Microsoft begins its “Friendly” Rivalry W/ Apple
timeline
Timeline
  • 1968- Microsoft buys out “Special Effects Computer Group” and renames it PIXAR
  • 1987- IBM made the 3 1/2in. Floppy disc and video graphics array standard for computers
  • 1988- A co-founder of APPLE left to create a new computer called “NeXT”
  • 1989- Maxis releases “SimCity”
  • 1990- Microsoft comes out with Windows 3.0
  • 1993- The Mosaic Web browser is released
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CPU
  • Central Processing Unit- This computer component sorts and manages the info processed on the computer.
video card
Video Card
  • Video Card- This component is an expansion card that generates output images, it renders

2-D and 3-D images.

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Ram
  • Random Access Memory- The RAM is a from of memory storage. This allows stored memory to be accessed in any order with a worst case performance of constant time.
hard drive
Hard Drive
  • HDD- The Hard Drive Disk is a non-volatile random access digital magnetic data storage device. It uses a laser and magnet to read a disk as it is spun on the device.
cd rom
CD-ROM
  • CD-ROM- “Compact Disc Read-Only Memory” This device uses a pre-pressed compact disc that contains data accessible by the CD-ROM.
usb port
USB Port
  • USB Port- This computer component allows you to quickly attach and detach cables, systems, printers, and hardware with a compatible USB plug.
pci card
PCI Card
  • PCI Card- This piece of hardware is known as a “computer bus” for attaching hardware devices to the computer.
motherboard
Motherboard
  • A Motherboard is the central printed circuit board (PCB) in many modern computers and holds many of the crucial components of the system.
power source
Power Source
  • Power Source- The power source is the device that supplies electrical energy to one or more electric loads to power an electrical device.
info gathered from
Info Gathered From…
  • www.howstuffworks.com
  • www.wikipedia.com
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