Timeline of computing 2010–19

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This article presents a detailed timeline of events in the history of computing from 2010 to 2019. For narratives explaining the overall developments, see the History of computing.

2010[edit]

Date Event
April 3 Apple releases the original iPad.[1]
June 24 Apple releases the iPhone 4. [2][3]

2011[edit]

Date Event
May 4 Intel announces the commercialisation of 3D transistors [4]
June 15 The first Chromebooks, by Acer and Samsung, go on sale.[5]
September 7 The first 4 terabyte hard drive is released by Seagate.[6]

2012[edit]

Date Event
February 29 Raspberry Pi, a bare-bones, low-cost credit-card sized computer created by volunteers mostly drawn from academia and the UK tech industry, is released to help teach children to code. [7][8]
September Intel demonstrates its Next Unit of Computing, a motherboard measuring only 4 × 4 in (10 × 10 cm)[9]
October 4 TDK demonstrates a 2 terabyte hard drive on a single 3.5-inch platter.[10]
October 26 Microsoft releases the operating system Windows 8.[11]
November 18 Nintendo releases the Wii U in North America.[12]

2013[edit]

Date Event
November 15 Sony releases the PlayStation 4 in the United States.[13]
November 22 Microsoft releases Xbox one.[14]
November 29 Sony releases the PlayStation 4 in Europe.[15]

2014[edit]

Date Event
August 26 The first 8 terabyte hard drive is released by Seagate.[16][17][18]

Google releases the 64bits version of Chrome for Windows. [19]

August 29 Intel unveiled its first eight-core desktop processor, the Intel® Core™ i7-5960X.[20][21]
September

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "iPhone 4 Release Date: New iPhone Release Set For Summer 2010". The Huffington Post. 7 June 2010. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Apple - Press Info - Apple Presents iPhone 4". Apple.com. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  4. ^ Shimpi, Anand Lal (2011-05-04). "Intel Announces first 22nm 3D Tri-Gate Transistors, Shipping in 2H 2011". AnandTech. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Official Google Blog: A new kind of computer: Chromebook". Official Google Blog. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  6. ^ Shimpi, Anand Lal (2011-09-07). "Seagate Ships World's First 4TB External HDD". AnandTech. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "BBC News - The Raspberry Pi computer goes on general sale". BBC News. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  8. ^ "Raspberry Pi $35 miniature computer now on sale, $25 model going into production 'immediately'". The Verge. 29 February 2012. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  9. ^ Shimpi, Anand Lal (2012-09-11). "Intel's Next Unit of Computing: 4"x4", Core i3, Systems Targeted at $399". AnandTech. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 
  10. ^ Parrish, Kevin (2012-10-04). "TDK Finally Crams 2TB on One 3.5-inch HDD Platter". Tom's Hardware. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 
  11. ^ "Windows 8's delivery date: October 26". ZDNet. 18 July 2012. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  12. ^ "Nintendo Wii U release date is November 18th in US starting at $299.99, November 30th in Europe". Polygon. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  13. ^ "PlayStation 4 Release Date Confirmed for November 15th in North America, November 29th in Europe". Archive.is. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  14. ^ "Xbox One to Launch on November 22, 2013 in 13 Markets - Xbox Live's Major Nelson". Xbox Live's Major Nelson. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  15. ^ "PlayStation 4 Release Date Confirmed for November 15th in North America, November 29th in Europe". Archive.is. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  16. ^ "Seagate's 8TB drive is biggest ever, stores more than 300 Blu-ray discs". TechRadar. 26 August 2014. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  17. ^ "Seagate ships first 8TB hard drive". Techreport.com. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  18. ^ "Seagate Ships World’s First 8TB Hard Drives". Seagate.com. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  19. ^ "Chromium Blog: 64 bits of awesome: 64-bit Windows Support, now in Stable!". Chromium Blog. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  20. ^ IntelPR. "Intel Unleashes its First 8-Core Desktop Processor". Intel Newsroom. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  21. ^ "Happy Haswell-E And X99 Chipset Day, Internet! How About A System Giveaway?". Tom's Hardware. Retrieved 4 October 2014.