No one can deny the development of technology today. With the desire of most people to live a more convenient lifestyle come their different efforts to expand and maximize the progress of different technological devices which are very useful for everybody. Who would have thought that a single remote device could automatically open and close your heavy steel garage doors in Glendale? Indeed, science and technology offer us an opportunity to enjoy our daily lives in the most convenient way possible.
So here are the things that were invented in 2000. Which among them do you have?
1.) CAMERA PHONES
-Cellular phones which are able to capture photos became only available in the market in the 2000’s. Different mobile companies started to develop cell phones with high-quality camera when consumers warmly accepted the idea of having a camera installed in your communication device.
2.) USB FLASH DRIVE
-During the emergence of computers, technicians operate data transfer devices and data storage devices which are so huge they fit inside a room. That is why the high-technology community gave a very warm acceptance to this device called the Universal Serial Bus (USB). One can carry them anywhere and everywhere. While the first USB was invented in Israel in 1999, it was only in 2000 when it was first sold in the United States.
-The use of bluetooth is already prevalent in 1999 but it was in 2000 when electronic companies started to incorporate them into their products. From data transferring, operating of automatic devices and tools, Bluetooth is indeed very useful for so many people.
4.) TOYOTA PRIUS
-This very famous car is among the first original cars powered by both gas and electricity. It was first invented in Japan in 1997 and became commercially available worldwide in 2001.
5.) BLU-RAY DISC
-Blu-ray discs are one of the major breakthroughs of technology. When they were launched in 2002, many people were amazed by its ability to support the world’s new high definition video and high storage capacity demands.
-It was in 2004 when a Harvard University student named Mark Zuckerberg created what would become the world’s largest social media network-Facebook. It was only available locally to Harvard students. But its popularity greatly increased and it already expanded worldwide in no time. As reported, there are 1.94 billion accounts which are active every month on Facebook.
-Youtube was born in 2005 under the collaborative efforts of Steve Chan and Jawed Karim. No one thought that Youtube would become the world’s largest video-sharing platform. Currently, it is reported to have billion active users. The first-ever video uploaded online via Youtube is “Karim at the San Diego Zoo”
-Because of the high competition between game console companies such as Sony’s Playstation and Microsoft’s Xbox, Nintendo thought of a way on how to keep up with them. Nintendo was then able to invent a very unique game console that would allow users to get physically involved in their virtual game-the Wii. When it became commercially available in 2006, it immediately received positive remarks from virtual game enthusiasts.
-In 2007, Steve Jobs was able to present a revolutionary and a major communication device breakthrough. His presentation of iPhone at Macworld in San Francisco marked the humans’ change in their perception of mobile phones. Since then, iPhone became one of the most popular mobile phones sold in worldwide.
10.) ANDROID-POWERED SMARTPHONES
-After iPhone reached its peak, its rival companies did its best to keep up with them and cater the needs and interests of mobile phone enthusiasts. The Android Inc. created the Android operating system in 2003. Then it’s first Android smartphone was officially released in October 2008.