Historic Tech Events
Version 0.1 of Mozilla Firefox, a stand-alone open-source web browser, was made available on September 23, 2002. Phoenix was its original name; however, Firefox was eventually chosen after a trademark dispute. Because of its speed, security, and customizable features, Firefox quickly became one of the most widely used web browsers and continues to be so.
The Kyoto, Japan-based company Nintendo was established on September 23, 1889, by a man by the name of Fusajiro Yamauchi. Nintendo would go on to become one of the most well-known brands in the video game industry. The business at the time created and offered hanafuda playing cards, which quickly gained popularity in Japan. Nintendo would eventually grow its company and branch out into a variety of other goods and services, but its initial success with hanafuda helped to build the company's reputation and laid the foundation for its future success.
The T-Mobile G1, also known as the HTC Dream and the first Android-based smartphone in the world, was introduced on September 23, 2008, by Google and T-Mobile. As a result of this event, Android quickly overtook Apple's iOS as the most widely used smartphone platform globally based on raw sales figures. Currently, Android is used by billions of people around the world and is constantly being updated and given new features.