The telephone, motion picture and typewriter are a few examples of the major technological innovations made during the late 1800s. The steam locomotive, electric lighting and the telegraph were also invented during this time period.Continue Reading
The telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876. Telephones were first run with switching services enabling telephones to connect with one another. Thomas Edison trademarked his ideas for a motion picture device in 1891. His invention was called the kinetoscope and had the ability to record and produce objects in motion. The modern typewriter was created in 1873 by Christopher Shole and marked the introduction of the 'QWERTY keyboard.' While the keyboard only used capital letters, other models provided the ability to use both lowercase and uppercase letters by the late 1800s.
The railroad was the most efficient and fastest means of transportation in the early 1800s, with trains run by steam engines fueled through wood and coal. Though Edison didn't invent the light bulb, in 1879, he developed a safe, inexpensive and longer- lasting bulb that lasted for months -previous bulbs could only burn for a few hours. The telegraph was invented by Samuel Morse in 1844; the advancement required trained persons to send the messages from telegraph offices.Learn more about Modern History
To crop a picture, open the picture, right-click anywhere on it, click Edit Picture, click Crop, then save the cropped picture. Although there are other ways to crop a picture, this process works for most picture-editing programs on Windows. The cropping process takes less than five minutes.Full Answer >
A megapixel is a collection of 1 million pixels, which are tiny pieces of information that make up a picture. The more megapixels an image contains, the sharper it is.Full Answer >
Resize a picture by clicking "resize," choosing 'maintain aspect ratio,' changing either the percentage or the pixels, clicking "OK" and then save the picture. These instructions work for Windows computers that have the Microsoft Paint program.Full Answer >
Some tips for making the most of high-resolution photography include using a digital camera with a high megapixel image resolution, choosing the proper picture size to maximize the resolution setting and choosing a high quality, or HQ, compression setting for better image detail. Another option is to use the camera's RAW file format for an uncompressed and detailed image.Full Answer >