When Was the First Computer Invented?

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Charles Babbage is credited with the first design of a fully programmable computer in 1837. However, he lacked the funds and ability to stop tweaking the device. The basis for almost all modern computers was designed by an American team between the 1930s and 40s.
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The first computer was called the ENIAC(Electronic Numerator, Integrator, Analyzer, and Computer), which was built during World War II in in 1944. However, ENIAC was not a computer in the strict meaning of the term. Its major problem was that it could not store a program so after the invention of ENIAC, another contract was issued for the design of the EDVAC (Electronic Discrete Variable Computer).
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