Tag: history

MPMan- The World’s First MP3 Player in your Pocket

  From the time the Saehan โ€˜MP Manโ€™ first hit our shops in 1998, a new age of music listening was being born. An age that would not only trample on and supersede all other existing formats, but would ultimately prise control of our playlists away from the Record companies, and into our own hands. […]

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The 1970s Computer Tipping Point

We all love to look back at the wacky predictions made during the 1950s and early 1960s about the space age future and laugh. Sadly we are not all zooming around with our Jetsons-style space packsโ€ฆ.YET! And when it comes to Computer History and electronic tech then there is often a tendency to do the […]

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Growing the Couch Potato- The first Television Controllers

As I sit and write my TV is in front of me. It is not on because our controller has recently died, and the thought of actually standing up to turn the TV on seems like too much of an effort right now! For those who blame the sofa for the laziness and obesity epidemics […]

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