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  • Item Type: Technology
  • Tags: Advertising History in China from 1870-2018

On June 29, 2007, the first iPhone was released by Apple. The inspiration for the format of iPhone came from Apple's previous touch-screen portable device, the Newton MessagePad. "Like the Newton, the iPhone is nearly all screen. Its form factor is…
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On November 15, 1971, Intel placed an advertisement for the first single-chip CPU, the Intel 4004, in Electronic News. Designed by three Intel engineers Federico Faggin, Ted Hoff, and Stanley Mazor, "the 4004 was a 4-bit, 16-pin microprocessor that…
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From the original mechanical television to the electronic television, this display apparatus of moving images went through many periods. In the 1920's, John Baird patented the idea of using arrays of transparent rods to transmit images for…
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The invention of the radio is a process thanks to the efforts of many generations. "The first systematic and unequivocal transmission of electromagnetic waves was performed by Heinrich Rudolf Hertz in his experimental proof of their existence". In…
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In 1855, the Geissler tube was invented by Heinrich Geissler, a German glassblower and physicist. After the invention of the electrical generator, "many inventors began conducting experiments with Geissler tubes, electric power, and various gases"…
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The world's first electric tram line operated in Sestroretsk, Russia, invented and tested by Fyodor Pirotsky in 1880 (Pyrgidis, 2016), and America's first large electric street railway system was operated in Richmond, Virginia eight years later, …
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After a long time of evolution, printing technology reached a time of change in 1843. Richard March Hoe's family owned a steam-powered printing manufactory. When Richard became the head of the company in 1833, he decided to change the flatbed…
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