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Vintage Technology Throwback Thursday : First Computer Mouse

The invention of the computer mouse and use the cathode-ray tube for the display of text, of graphics and of the mouse pointer (the monitor as we know it today) has revolutionized the world of computers today. Like many other…
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Vintage Technology Throwback Thursday : Coleco Electronic Quarterback (1978)

Electronic Quarterback Formerly the Connecticut Leather Company, Coleco had turned to electronics in the 1970s. When the company saw the success of Mattel’s handheld Football game, it quickly came out with a copycat device. Electronic Quarterback was a handheld electronic…
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Vintage Technology Throwback Thursday : Digital Clock Pulsar

The Worlds First LED Digital Watch The first digital wrist watch was made by American timepiece manufacturer Hamilton Watch Company in 1972. The Pulsar wrist watch, was made of 18-carat gold, costing $2,100. Time was shown by pressing a button…
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Vintage Technology Throwback Thursday : The Xerox 8010 Information System

The 8010 Information System from Xerox was the first system to use a fully integrated desktop application suite. Initially the term “Star” referred to the application and desktop software. However the system as a whole became commonly known as “The…
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Vintage Technology Throwback : The Compucolor 8001

  The Compucolor 8001, the first desktop color graphic computer Developed by Intelligent Systems Corporation (ISC), ISC was started in 1973 by Charles A. Muench. Prime focus of the company was to develop a color computer graphics terminal which will…
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Vintage Tech Throwback Thursday : Apple Macintosh Portable

With the uprising competition in late eighties, there were PC laptops on the market, few were as fast or powerful as the Macintosh Portable, it is Apple’s first portable Macintosh computer with a 68000 processor running at 16 MHz and…
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