The first computer was designed by English mathematician Charles Babbage in the 1800s. He referred to it as an Analytical Engine, and although it was never built, its design became the framework for the design of modern ... More »

The computer software retail company Egghead Software was initially founded as a single store in 1984 by Victor Alhadeff. The original Bellevue, Washington, location sought to make software sales more accessible and less... More » History Inventions Computer History

To remove the search history on a computer that uses Internet Explorer, first view the browsing history, or cache, right-click the site for removal and then click the delete option. To find the History section, click the... More »

The first mechanical computer was the Difference Engine built in 1822 by Charles Babbage, considered as the "father of the computer." Between 1847 and 1849, he made an improved version of his first model, which he called... More »

The first machine resembling modern-day computers was created by Charles Babbage in 1822. At that time, the primary goal for Babbage was to create a machine that was capable of computing math problems. More »

Do you think Bill Gates invented the first computer? The reality is that computers were on the scene well before you think they were. The first computer was invented by Charles Babbage in 1838. More »

Ada Lovelace is considered the first computer programmer and the first to write software for a computer. The program was published along with her notes for Babbage's Analytical Engine in 1843, though the Engine was never... More »