On This Day – August 1st

Office for Macintosh is launched, Tim Berners-Lee has a idea and the iTrip is banned in the UK.  All on today’s On This Day from TestHuddle.


1989 – Office For MacintoshOffice for Macintosh

Microsoft releases Office for the Macintosh on this day ion 1989. It’s the first general business software for the macintosh platform.








 1990 – Tim Berners-Lee has an ideaTim Berners Lee

Tim Berners-Lee who was at this time working at CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics, first suggests developing a networked system of hyperlinks. By October of that year, he will have developed a prototype. Three years later, fifty active web servers will be online  and thus the estalblishment of the world wide web.






 2003 – iTrip is bannediTrip

The iTrip, a gadget that allows you to play music on your ipod through any radio was banned in the U.K. Under the laws, the gadget is seen as acting  in the same way as a pirate radio station.



If you would like to add anything to these events, or know of other significant technology events that happened on this day in history, feel free to comment below.


Images: Telegragh/Wikipedia/Engadget

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