A visual history of COMPUTERS
Technological advancements over the last century have meant many of us now own multiple computers – desktops and laptops, mobile phones, tablets. The modern personal computer as we know it is only a recent invention. Scroll down to see how this technology has evolved over the past 70 years.
THE BIRTH OF MICROSOFT OFFICE
Microsoft launched “The Microsoft Office for Windows” on 19 November 1990, comprising of Word 1.1, Excel 2.0 and PowerPoint 2.0.
TABLETS OUTSELLING LAPTOPS
In 2013, tablets will outsell laptops. Workforces are becoming increasingly more mobile and the presence of desktop computers in the office is declining.
LAPTOPS OUTSELLING DESKTOPS
Global notebook PC shipments beat desktop PC shipments in Q3 2008, the first time that’s happened in the computer industry.