Today in Tech History – April 29, 2017

Today in Tech History logo1882 – Ernst Werner von Siemens presented his “trackless trolley” called the “Elektromote” in a Berlin suburb. The system pulled electricity from overhead wires, but used road wheels instead of tracks.

1953 – KECA-TV, an ABC affiliate in Los Angeles, California, broadcast the first US experimental 3D-TV. An episode of Space Patrol required specially polarized glasses to watch.

2005 – Apple released‘ Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, introducing spotlight search and dashboard functionality.

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