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How a little-known 1971 machine launched an industry.
Meet the first microprocessor and see what it was used for--from pinball machines to early electronic voting.
A decade of weird sidelights of the world's most iconic gadget.
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From primitive storage to games and education and work, IBM products have filled -- and attempted to fill -- many roles through the years.
Our intrepid reporter spends a week trying to write, browse the Web, edit photos, and even (shudder) tweet on IBM's first PC.
It's the 30th-anniversary celebration of the arcade game the world went ape over.
The evolution of toy computers for children mirrors that of real-world systems for adults. We look at some of the changes the play-along versions have undergone in the past 70 years.
Twenty years ago, Sega took a bold gamble in its bid to unseat Nintendo as king of the console realm. To celebrate the anniversary, we dive headfirst into the annals of Sonic lore to pull out oddities for your entertainment.
John Linnell of They Might Be Giants spills the dirty details on his tech filled past, present, and future.
Step into the world of operating system alternatives to Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux.
From MUD to Minecraft, these digital universes have shaped massively multiplayer games and kids' toys.
Atari hasn't always been all about gaming. From the late '70s to the early '90s, the company produced a series of interesting and unusual desktops and laptops, including one that had a starring role in 'Terminator 2.'