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    Tech Discussion: Technology. Then and now
    **Rip from Facebook**
    Moore's Law states that the number of transistors on integrated circuits doubles approximately every two years. This is strongly linked to processing speed, memory capacity, sensors and even the number and size of pixels in digital cameras. This trend has continued for more than half a century, and sources in 2005 expected it to continue until at least 2015 or 2020. However, an update in 2010 predicted that it would slow towards the end of 2013, with transistor counts and densities doubling only once every three years.**

    I saw you guys talk about the new Mac pro which is supposed to be better than Windows. I'll leave that debate in the other thread... But It's just cool to see how far we've come as far as technology is concerned...What old crap do you remember?
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    Now THAT's Old skool !!
    Early iPod prototype.

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    Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.
    - Robert A. Heinlein
    Here's is the Playstation 4's great-...-great grandfather.
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    Do you guys remember this??? Playing Star Trek on the Vectrex was awesome!!
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    I had a bunch of these too...
    (This post was last modified: 06-22-2013, 03:19 AM by LZA.)
    (06-22-2013, 03:11 AM)LaZyA553dde5tr0yer Wrote:  I had a bunch of these too...
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    I had that exact game. At some point I traded it for a bunch of G.I. Joes.

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    I can't remember how many lawns I had to mow to earn enough money for this bastard:
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    I got this for Christmas in 1984.
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    My father got one of these when they first came out... I think he paid $500.00 at the time:
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    (06-22-2013, 03:48 AM)System Folder Wrote:  I got this for Christmas in 1984.
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    gtfo I got that for my birthday in '87 Big Grin

    Nice thread LZA will get back to it for sure. Yay
    (06-22-2013, 08:27 AM)Wildcard Wrote:  
    (06-22-2013, 03:48 AM)System Folder Wrote:  I got this for Christmas in 1984.
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    gtfo I got that for my birthday in '87 Big Grin

    Also got Prime as a Santa gift, can't remember the year though probably '84. Every kid wanted Prime.

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