Quantcast

anniversaries Articles

Apple’s Iconic, Creepy 1984 Ad Turns 30 Apple’s Iconic, Creepy 1984 Ad Turns 30

On January 22nd, 1984, Apple unveiled one of the most famous advertisements of all time on the biggest night in advertising. The minute-long commercial would introduce the Macintosh personal computer and would only be shown once, on CBS, during the …

Google Celebrates Its Own 15th Birthday With Piñata Game Doodle, Easter Egg Google Celebrates Its Own 15th Birthday With Piñata Game Doodle, Easter Egg
· 2

Google is celebrating its 15tth birthday with a worldwide doodle featuring a playable game where you can hit a piñata by clicking on it with your mouse (or using the space bar), and gaining candy for points. Google also has …

YouTube Celebrates 8 Years, Has A Billion Monthly Users YouTube Celebrates 8 Years, Has A Billion Monthly Users

YouTube has now been around for eight years, having launched in May of 2005. Google acquired it the following year. The company put up a blog post celebrating the landmark, thanking users, and sharing a few stats. The YouTube Team …

Wolfenstein 3D Turns 20, Becomes Playable In Your Browser Wolfenstein 3D Turns 20, Becomes Playable In Your Browser
· 1

I am Death incarnate! Want to feel incredibly old? Over the weekend, id Software’s influential First Person Shooter Wolfenstein 3D

John Glenn School Live-Tweets Friendship 7 Mission On 50th Anniversary John Glenn School Live-Tweets Friendship 7 Mission On 50th Anniversary

Fifty years ago today, astronaut John Glenn made history by boarding a Mercury space capsule and becoming the first American to orbit the earth. The Friendship 7 made three orbits around the earth in a little less than five hours …

Happy 2nd Birthday, iPad Happy 2nd Birthday, iPad
· 1

Today marks the two year anniversary that techno-Buddha demigod Steve Jobs floated across a stage in San Francisco at Apple’s annual conference and told everybody, “Hey, you didn’t know you wanted something called an iPad, but you do – and …

Led Zeppelin IV is Forty Years Old Today Led Zeppelin IV is Forty Years Old Today
· 1

On this day (November 8th) in 1971, the world was given a gift in the form of an eight-track album from rock gods Led Zeppelin. Today, the untitled 4th studio album (IV, Four Symbols, ZoSo, whatever you want to call …

Microsoft Celebrates Ten Years of Windows Live Messenger

Tomorrow marks the tenth anniversary of Microsoft’s Windows Live Messenger. Microsoft says it has become the most widely used free instant messaging service in the world, with 330 million users.

Windows Live Messenger

A spokesperson for Microsoft shared some interesting findings with WebProNews from a survey about Windows Live Messenger: