Timeline of computer's generations



The invention of the transistor in 1948 gave the Nobel Prize to U.S. Walter H. Brattain, John Bardeen and William B. Shockley. This is a decisive step, not only in computer, but in all electronics.


The first computers designed for people

Integrated Circuit

With invention of integrated circuit, computers were smaller than older.

Magnetic Disk

first removable magnetic disk appears as storage medium

Sale of new computers

Computers of this generations were sale to people in April 1964 and they were cheaper and smaller than computers form previous generations.

Silicon Chips

The computers with these chips was very cheap and small so it is very easy to introduction it anywhere in offices, homes, schools...