This year marks the 10th birthday of Google Street View. It first began as a “far-fetched idea” by Larry Page to create a 360-degree map of the world, now it has become something that people use everyday.
On May 25th 1977, 20th Century Fox and Lucasfilm Ltd. release the first installment in the space opera film series, Star Wars.
Today, marks the one year since the HTC Vive first launched. To celebrate, HTC is giving away a free month to their Viveport subscription service and a free copy of Arcade Saga to Vive owners.
It’s been exactly five years since Google first launched Google Play (today to be exact, on March 6th, 2012).
Now it has grown to more just apps, over the past five years, Google has added games, movies, TV, books and music to their Google Play.
They’ve accumulated over 1 billion active users in 190 countries and there are millions of apps, 40 million songs, 5 million books and lots of movies to choose from.
On November 15th, 1996, Warner Bros. under their Family Entertainment and their Feature Animation label, released Space Jam.
Forty years ago today, (on April 1st 1976), is when Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne started a little company called, Apple. Their plan was to develop and sell personal computers.
If you don’t know the story of how Apple got started, he is shortened version of it. Jobs, Wozniak and Wayne, established Apple, so they could their Apple I personal computer kit, these kits were single handedly designed and hand-built by Wozniak.
Ten years ago today, Twitter was just in it’s beginning stages and now it’s one of the biggest social networks out there.
As of May 2015, Twitter has more than 500 million users and 332 million of those, are active.
February 3rd 2016 marked the 30th anniversary of Pixar. In that time, they have released 16 full-length animated films, been nominated for 55 Academy Awards (two of which were for Best Picture) and they have won 15 Oscars including special one that was given to Pixar co-founder, John Lasseter for Toy Story, which pioneered this new era of film.
Oscars aren’t the only awards that Pixar has earned, they have also earned 7 Golden Globes, 11 Grammys and countless other awards. Pixar’s movies so far have made over $9.5 billion worldwide which works out to be about $593 million per film.
On November 22nd 1995, Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animation Studios released the first feature-length computer animated film.
Computer animation was unheard of at the time but now it seems like a regular thing.
Thirty years ago (on November 20th 1985) is when Microsoft release the very first version of its Windows line. It was created as a successor to MS-DOS.