The Worlds First Pocket Calculator was the Sinclair Executive, launched in August 1972.
1975The First Betamax Video Player
was the Sony SL-6200The First Personal Computer
is widely regarded as the Altair 8800
1976The First VHS Video Player
the JVC HR-3300
The First PC Computer
was the IBM 5150 PC Computer
. Although it is not the first computer by any means it was the first of the machines we now know today as the PC.
The First CD Player
was the the Sony CDP-101
1983The First Mobile Phone
was the Motorola DynaTAC 8000X
1984The First Apple Macintosh
was launched. The Apple Mac
would make computing friendly and create serious competition to the IBM PC.
The First DAT (Digital Audio Tape) Recorder was developed by Sony, and their first commercially released machine, the DTC-1000ES was launched.
1992The First GSM Mobile Phone
was lauched by Nokia in 1992 - The Nokia 101
1994The First Digital Camera
was the Apple QuickTake 100
camera, closely followed by the the Kodak DC40.
1998The First MP3 Player
was the Eiger Labs MPMan