The 50 Greatest Gadgets of the Past 50 Years

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  1. kcnychief

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  2. Mastershakes

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    MITS Altair 8800 (1975)
    should have been #1.

    Nice list though - too many handhelds, cells - and Aibo? cmon.. ;)
     
  3. mlakrid

    mlakrid OSNN BASSMASTER Political User Folding Team

    HOW can they have the trash-80 and the commodore 64 and NOT have any of the atari computer systems??

    THATS MADNESS!!

    BOYCOTT!!
     
  4. Steevo

    Steevo Spammer representing. Political User Folding Team

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    It is scary to see your first phone on there. As well as other things. Some are questionabe though.

    REX PC ? WTF???
    Zip drives..... one word. Eww.
    Disk on a key? Floppies still aren't dead. Unfortunately.
     
  5. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    Nice find. Was a good read. REP++
     
  6. egghead

    egghead Double O Egghead

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    very cool indeed

    thanks!
     
  7. logisticprism

    logisticprism Time Dr. Freeman?

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    way too many cell phones. they needed to mix it up a bit more. other than that, pretty interesting find.
     
  8. jcim05

    jcim05 OSNN Junior Addict

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    As long as the Razr is on there. Def. one of the top 50.
     
  9. Bootsy

    Bootsy Huh?

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    7. Atari Video Computer System (1977)
    Later known as the Atari 2600, the VCS brought video games out of the arcade and into America's living rooms. It was a snap to set up: Just plug the clunky-looking box into your TV set and grab the joystick. The Atari 2600 was the first successful console to use game cartridges, which allowed consumers to play multiple games on the same system and created a huge market for crude-looking but addictive titles such as Space Invaders and Pac Man. The Atari's games may not have looked much like Grand Theft Auto, but its influence can be felt in today's Xboxes, PlayStations, and GameCubes. AtariAge has more details. Pong, anyone? PCW photo by Rick Rizner; Atari VCS courtesy of Mike Mika.
     
  10. mlakrid

    mlakrid OSNN BASSMASTER Political User Folding Team

    thats wasnt a computer, it was just the console game... they can call it a PC if they like, but it was just a console... I mean like an atari 800 or 800XL

    I had BOTH!

    IM STIL BOYCOTTING DARN IT!