Computer Apps Web Quest
By: Reed and Sarah
1.) Earliest Computing Device Known
Used by the Babylonians circa 300 BC
Used as a counting board/ aid to keep track of numbers
The first "calculator"
Sparked other counting devices throughout the years
2.) Images of the Machines
Abacus Binary System
Abacus Binary System
3. Texas Instruments role in current computer technology
Today, IC is found in PC's, Cellphones etc
4.) Computer History on March 13, 2014
"Microsoft Fights Back in Mobile, Social, and SharePoint." aragonresearchcom. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Mar. 2014. <https://aragonresearch.com/research/special-reports/microsoft-fights-back-in-mobile-social-and-sharepoint/>.
5.) Years Internet Made Available to Public
"What year was the internet first used by the public?." WikiAnswers. Answers Corporation, n.d. Web. 19 Mar. 2014. <http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_year_was_the_internet_first_used_by_the_public?#slide=4>.
"TechCloud | Green IT Cloud Computing."Four Exemplary Ways to Make Your eCommerce Solutions Succeed. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Mar. 2014. <http://insights.sererra.com/blog/bid/142082/Four-Exemplary-Ways-to-Make-Your-eCommerce-Solutions-Succeed>.
6.) Research you Favorite Website
Who? Jeff Bezos
When? 1994, and launched in 1995
What? Online shopping and online book and movie store
Where? Amazon.com from anywhere
Special Features: shopping cart and buy now
Profit? advertisements, their kidle
7.) ... founded Microsoft in the year ... , it is now worth $
Bill Gates and Paul Allen founded microsoft in 1975 and it is now worth $69.96 billion
8.) Apple's Co-founder
Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne
Steve Jobs: Steven Paul Jobs was born on February 24, 1955 in San Francisco
Steve Wozniak: Stephen Wozniak was born in 1950, and grew up in Sunnyvale, California
Ronald Wayne: Left apple after 12 days.
Madison, Jennifer. "'The world is a better place because of Steve': The life and times of Apple visionary Steve Jobs." Mail Online. Associated Newspapers, n.d. Web. 19 Mar. 2014. <http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2045852/Steve-Jobs-dead-Biography-Apple-visionary.html>.
Bill Gates and Paul Allen
Born in 1954 in Seattle, Washington, Paul Allen met fellow Lakeside School student and computer enthusiast Bill Gates when Allen was 14 and Gates was 12
12.) What year was the first computer game invented? What was the game?
14.) Ride at Disney Past, Present and Future
15.) How much did the first computer weigh? How much electricity did it use?
16.) I may a chess playing computer called Deep Blue defeated Russian chess grandmaster Gary ...
17.) Plankalkul was a plan in 1940 by Karl
Tablet users who download apps (in last twelve months) 96% in 2012
Number of apps downloaded by users: 70 Million
Free Apps: 77% of Apps downloaded were free