Computer history - 2019

Updated: 09/03/2019 by Computer Hope

Computer and technology-related events in 2019

The first folding smartphones are introduced in February 2019 with Samsung introducing the Galaxy Fold and Huawei introducing the Mate X.

Huawei is banned from doing business with U.S. companies due to political tension with China. This lead to Google no longer supporting Android on Huawei smartphones.

Google begins drone based delivery via Google Wing in select areas.

On May 31, 2019, BBM for Android and iOS officially shut down.

Apple announced iPadOS for their tablet devices in June 2019.

New computer products and services introduced in 2019

Respawn Entertainment released Apex Legends on February 4, 2019.

Computer company events in 2019

Google shut down its Google+ service on April 2, 2019.

CORSAIR announced it had acquired ORIGIN PC on July 24, 2019.

UltraViolet service shut down on July 31, 2019.

Verizon agreed to sell Tumblr to Automattic on August 12, 2019.

Computer pioneer deaths in 2019

Fernando CorbatoFernando Corbató passed away on July 12, 2019 (Age: 93).

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