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Benz Patent-Motorwagen -1886

The Benz Patent-Motorwagen ("patent motorcar"), was manufactured by Mercedes-Benz (Rheinische Gasmotorenfabrik Benz & Cie.) in 1885. It is widely regarded as the "world's first production automobile" i.e., a vehicle designed...

Sinclair ZX81 -1981

The Sinclair ZX81 was launched in the United Kingdom in March 1981 as the successor to Sinclair's ZX80 and was designed to be a low-cost introduction to home computing...

Compaq iPAQ BlackBerry -2000

Compaq iPAQ Blackberry was designed by RIM(Research In Motion) and was first launched in 2000. It was designed primarily for corporate environments. Some people says that "It was the first...

Bugatti Type 35 -1924

The original model of Bugatti type 35 was introduced at Grand Prix of Lyon on August 3, 1924. The Type 35 was the most successful of the Bugatti racing models....

Toshiba T1100 -1985

The Toshiba T1100 also described as "the world's first mass-market laptop computer" was a laptop manufactured by Toshiba in April 1985. It became a dominating force in the computing industry....

Nokia 9000 Communicator -1996

The Nokia 9000 Communicator was the first product in Nokia's Communicator series, announced at CeBIT 1996 and introduced into the market on 15 August 1996. It was highly advanced, featuring...

Ferrari Auto Avio Costruzioni 815 -1940

The Auto Avio Costruzioni 815 was the first car to be fully designed and built by Enzo Ferrari. It was introduced in 1940.  Legal issues with former associates Alfa Romeo prevented Ferrari from...

Commodore PET -1977

The Commodore PET (Personal Electronic Transactor) was released on January 1977 by Commodore International.   A top-seller in the Canadian and United States educational markets, it was the first personal computer sold...

Mercedes-Benz 770 -1930

The Mercedes-Benz 770, also known as the Großer Mercedes (German for "large Mercedes"), was a large luxury car built by Mercedes-Benz from 1930 to 1943. It is probably best known...

Sinclair ZX80- 1980

The Sinclair ZX80 is a home computer launched on 29 January 1980 by Science of Cambridge Ltd. (later to be better known as Sinclair Research). It is notable for being one of the first computers...