The iMac was a representative of radical change in terms of design and functions. It came up with many features such as a modem; connect to the Internet, record sounds using an analog microphone, USB: connect printers, disk drives, digital camera. The iMac G3’s were available in various colors with CRT monitor. Johnathan Ive, the designer of iMac G3 and was later the mastermind of the Cube, MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iPhone and iPad. It was successful and caught consumers attention also iMac G3 saved Apple from financial despair, and was the first product released after Steve Jobs'
To begin with, we have and still are advancing our technology exponentially. For example, in the mid-20th century, computers and mainframes took up the space of entire rooms. Nowadays, any modern phone that came out in the last 10 years is equivalent to an ‘80s supercomputer. In other words, the technology we have today is generally hundreds or thousands of times better than what we had half a century ago. Secondly, we are moving toward more clean and efficient forms of energy and transportation.
“Give me twenty-six soldiers of lead and I will conquer the world.” Johannes Gutenberg was born on June 24, 1400 in Mainz, Germany. In his life, Gutenberg, invented the printer, made the first printing press, and printed many books. Gutenberg is important to history because without him we might have still not been able to print books, newspapers, and many more things we still use today. Gutenberg was born on June 24, 1400, and died on February 3, 1468. He was the youngest son of the upper-class merchant Friele Gensfleisch, and his second wife, Else Wyrich, who was the daughter of a shopkeeper.
His computer, the Apple 1, was the beginning of Jobs career, and the start of technology revolution. About forty years later, Apple became one of the most powerful technology companies in the world (Kutcher). Apple started out as a computer company, but now they have so much more variety. Some of Apple’s most recent products are the iPhone X, AirPods, and the Apple Watch. Moreover, Apple has
Within the 1990s, the localization area grew into an industry dealing with a rising range of products, involving video games. Most important publishers of video games receive their incomes from global markets by localizing games into six to eight languages, and more (Chandler, 2005). While software localization deals mostly with English as the source language, Japanese is one of the major source languages for games localization. However, the video game was an American invention, with Higinbotham’s first primitive but ingenious tennis game constructed on an oscilloscope and Spacewar by MIT researchers in the 1960s (Poole, 2000), Japanese video games have been broadcasted in the international market due to the fact that, the look of primary games like Space Invaders in the 1970s, Pac-Man in the early 1980s, followed by the best-selling Super Mario Brothers in the mid-1980s. Into the 1990s, world hit titles for example the Pokémon series sold 140 million units global (Nakamura & Onouchi, 2006).
These phones were very large and too big to be carried around as we do today. As they became a social status, the phones technology was rapidly improved upon and they became smaller and easily transportable. Social media was introduced as early as the 1960s but really became popular in the 1980s with the popularity of the home computer. Interlinking, or internet chat rooms were developed in the early 2000s, with blogging sites gaining momentum which ultimately resulted with the popular MySpace and Linkedin begin Facebook application. By 2005 YouTube came into the picture, with Facebook following closely in 2006.
Collaboration with universities and knowledge centres was considered utmost important, as were internal education programmes. Nokia played a key role in the shift from NMT to GSM (originally named Group Spécail Mobile, latter capture by Anglo Saxon countries to be labelled as Global System for Mobile Communications). The position of Nokia was reinforced by investments in 1993 in GSM 2+ or GSM 2.5. 1994 was the year that the Nokia 2110 DCT/GSM handset was brought to the market with 618.000 units sold (Häikiö, 2001, p.
The newspaper was mass media’s original platform, and for an awfully long period of time the public relied on their newspaper to deliver the latest news and current events. Centuries later, the late 19th century brought forth the invention of the radio. The radio quickly became the most appropriate source of mass media, families would gather around the radio to listen to current politics, entertainment, and social issues. Many years later came the invention of the television which quickly replaced the radio as the most effective platform to communicate information to the public. Currently the Internet is the most relevant form of mass media and has become one of the foremost tools of all news outlets.
Kids watch cartoons , teenagers listen to music ,see their favorite shows, adults keep themselves updated to current news and trends et cetera , with the access to broadcast ,outdoor, print and social media. Theorists have emphasized the importance of mass media as an instrument of social control, Marshal McLuhan in the 1960’s said that “The medium is the message” and suggested that the mass media is creating a “Global village” – He was right. The rapid rise of westernization in our society is evidence to the globalization of the world. The rise in new technology has made media very useful. The shift of feature phones and desktop computers to smartphones and tablets/ laptops respectively, has provided people with better internet access, screens and mobile browsers.
This form of media has been used the longest in human history dating back centuries. After written language was invented people have written books using them to communicate with others. Then more formal papers were invented just to be used to communicate and spread news called news papers. News papers became more popular after the invention of the printing press in 1440. After the invention of the printing press society did not have to handwrite each and every document leading to more wide spread communication and rise of news papers.