As modern things looked like before?
Today, people use many objects, not knowing (or forgetting) about what these things were originally. Informative article that represented some of the product in its original form.
The first iPhone
In early 2007, Apple introduced iPhone the first generation. In the summer of that year began selling the smartphone. In comparison with modern models, this gadget seems quite small. Display size was only 3.5 inches. The first model was produced until mid-2010.
For the first time this device appeared in 1968. It was a wooden box on wheels, and was equipped with only one button. The motion was carried with two large metal washers that were inside the device. The whole structure, including the housing and wire, a bit like a mouse with a tail – hence the name.
Appeared in the late nineteenth century in Britain. At that time residents were offered headphones as paid services. The service was the fact that, thanks to the headset man had access to listening to different concerts, including musical performances in churches. The design includes a special pen, which had to be held in the hand.
First was the operating system. The first generation of Windows appeared in 1985, was an addition to DOS. It has various functions, tasks and modes, and also spurred programmatic interfaces under a single standard.
This operating system has existed since 1984. In those days it had a simple name – System. Only in the 90-ies it was renamed to Mac OS. Its main difference from other operating systems was the lack of a command line, instead it used a user interface that was black and white.
Year of construction – 1973. For the first time the staff has developed a firm Kodak. The bearer of the photos was magnetic tape. One picture recorded on the tape about half a minute. To view the resulting images using a special mini-computer, which allowed them to display on the TV screen or monitor.
First appeared in the USA in 1953. The cost of color TV at that time was approximately $ 1,000. Annual maintenance cost is about the same. Then TV was equipped with a huge amount of leverage (over a hundred). About once a week had to call the wizard to configure.
Digital mp3 player
Company Saehan Information Systems from South Korea was the first to develop this gadget. It happened in 1998. Player which can play digital MP3 files in the late 90’s was a rarity. Characteristics of the then the mp3 player has been more than modest: built-in memory was only 32 MB, the maximum bitrate was 128 kilobits per second. In the device memory can contain more than eight songs.
This device exists since 1985. The very first model belonged to companies Hewlett-Packard and Apple Computer. Today’s printers can include a copy function, scanner and Fax.
Was created by the Hamilton Watch Company in 1972 year and was called Pulsar Time Computer. The title is clearly a hint at some similarities with a computer. This watch had a very high price – $ 2,100. The model was so popular that he managed to «light up» in the TV series about James bond – in the hand of the protagonist.