By Taylor Meyer
Technology has become the fatest growing industry in modern time. Nowadays, people depend so much on computers and the Internet for their work, study and even entertainment. Recently, the PCMag magazine has compiled the list of most influential technology productions through technology industry thanks to the vote of readers and tech users.
Gaming: Atari 2600 (1977)
Although Pong was the first game system on Earth, Atari 2600 is still named the most influential game of all time which has kicked off the era of video gaming industry. Atari 2600 provides a huge game library, endless inspiration and functional replica. Atari 2600 received 40% of the vote to reach the precious position.
Mobile Devices: Apple iPhone (2007)
Apple won again the show by mobile device category for Apple iPhone. Although the Motorola StarTAC is famous for most people, iPhone, otherwise, garnered as much as 58% of the vote.
Desktops and Laptops: Apple Macintosh (1984)
Beating the Commodore 64 and the IBM ThinkPad 700C color screen laptop, the Apple Macintosh computer was voted the most influential desktops and laptops with 35% vote. The Macintosh computer was launched in January 1984 with 128K RAM of memory (then 512K RAM), operation on Mac OS 1.0 and CPU of MC68000.
Consumer Electronics: Apple iPod (2001)
Consumer electronics is always big fear for any technology companies. However, Apple has proved its advance in this field by the iPod - Apple's first digital music player. The result comes as no surprise at all.
Software: Windows 3.1 (1993)
Windows 3.1 is the third generation of the dos-based Windows-versions which was announced in 1992. This product was impressively sold 10 million copies in the first 2 years. Then, the most popularly used Windows operating system has been named the most influential software in technology history.
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