Microsoft Word for MS-DOS was a typing program released in 1983, and the Windows version was invented in 1989. The first Microsoft Office package with Word, PowerPoint and Excel was released in 1990. More »

A basic Microsoft Excel 2013 tutorial typically covers topics such as basic math, creating a chart, creating a workbook, locking panes and using cell references. Additional topics cover AutoFill, Flash Fill, adding or su... More » Technology Software

Microsoft Word documents are the most widely used word processing documents. They are commonly used for homework assignments, letters, advertisements, brochures and various learning activities. These documents are create... More » Technology Software

Email was invented in 1972 by Ray Tomlinson, who figured out a way to send a message from computer to computer. He chose the @ symbol in order to do this. Jon Postel was one of the first to use email. More » History Inventions Computer History

Charles Babbage invented his analytical engine between 1833 and 1871. The first freely programmable calculator, considered the first digital computer, was called the Z1 and was created in 1936 by Konrad Zuse. It spurred ... More » History Inventions Computer History

Computers were invented to make complex mathematical calculations possible and make tasks easier for humans. Even modern computers perform calculations in addition to the myriad other tasks they perform. While the first ... More »

German engineer Konrad Zuse developed the first actual computer, the Z3, in 1941. Bell laboratories had introduced a calculating machine, the Complex Number Calculator, in 1940, one year prior to the Z3. More » History Inventions Computer History