Digital facts to improve your knowledge about technology…
The era we are living in is a world of digital technologies. There is no one in the world who don’t have access to at least a single digital gadget or device. Here we will describe some amazing facts about interesting technologies and inventions in the digital world.
Amazing facts about digital devices and gadgets:
1: First mobile phone device | Motorola DynaTAC 8000x
The first model of a cell phone was Motorola Dyna TAC 8000x which was made in 1973 by a team led by Dr Martin Cooper and John F. Mitchell. Motorola was not the only organization working on the concept at the time, but they beat Dr. Joel Engel and his team at AT&T to the punch and made history. The commercial cost of the invention was about 10k dollars. The weight of cell phone was about 1.1kg. It only supported to make calls.
2: The first Smart phone | Simon Personal Communicator (SPC)
The first smartphone was the Simon Personal Communicator (SPC), created by IBM in 1994.
This rather bulky device boasted a touchscreen, email capabilities and came with a number of built-in functions (we didn’t call them apps in those days) like a calculator.
3: Iphone | First Iphone model
The first iPhone ever was simply called Ipone, and it was released in 2007.
While other phones had called themselves “smart,” it was the first smartphone as we think of it today.
4: The First digital watch | Pulsar Time Computer
The first ever digital watch was released on April 4, 1972.That’s the day Hamilton released the first digital watch: the Pulsar Time Computer. Originally designed for a Stanley Kubrick film, the prototype was displayed in 1970 on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, although the late-night host was not impressed and mocked the expensive device. He couldn’t imagine how much times were about to change.
5: First ever Robot | Humanoid Robot
The first humanoid robot was a soldier with a trumpet, made in 1810 by Friedrich Kaufmann in Dresden, Germany. The robot was on display until at least April 30, 1950
6: Computer | First ever made computer | Z1
The first ever invented computer was Z1, originally created by Germany’s Konrad Zuse in his parents’ living room in 1936 to 1938 and is considered to be the first electro-mechanical binary programmable (modern) computer and really the first functional computer.
7: Telephone | When was the first telephone invented?
The first Telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell, in 1876. That model was very simple and looks odd. That was accessible a few meters distance.
8: Internet | When was the internet invented? | Who is the 1st user of internet?
January 1, 1983 is considered the official birthday of the Internet. Prior to this, the various computer networks did not have a standard way to communicate with each other. A new communications protocol was established called Transfer Control Protocol/Internetwork Protocol (TCP/IP). This allowed different kinds of computers on different networks to “talk” to each other. ARPANET and the Defense Data Network officially changed to the TCP/IP standard on January 1, 1983, hence the birth of the Internet. All networks could now be connected by a universal language. Charley kline is known as a the first user of internet. He belong to California, Charley was to first person who sent a message to APANET, the precursor of internet.
9: First Airplane | when the first Airplane was made?
The Wright brothers , Wilbur and Orville Wright spent four years of research and development to create the first successful powered airplane. They took successful trial of there plane in 1903. After this trial they made a military plane that was the upgrade version of the first basic plane.
10: First Car | When was the first car invented?
On January 29, 1886, Carl Benz applied for a patent for his “vehicle powered by a gasoline engine.” The patent – number 37435 – may be regarded as the birth certificate of the automobile. In July 1886 a publication reported on the first public outing of the three-wheeled Benz Patent Motor Car, model no. 1.