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Benj Edwards is a freelance writer who specializes in computer and video game history. He is also Editor-in-Chief of Vintage Computing and Gaming, a blog devoted to vintage technology.

Inside the Amiga 1000

Twenty-five years ago, Commodore released a revolutionary multimedia machine. We take a peek inside this classic computer to see what made the Amiga so amazing.

History of Video Calls: From Fantasy to Flops to Facetime

A visual history of the science and sci-fi of phone calls you can see. (And, no, it didn't start with The Jetsons.)

The Evolution of Video Game Media

From jumper cards to hard disks, these are the cards, cartridges, and drives that have shaped the world of gaming.

The True Face of Mario

Uncovering the fascinating true story behind an iconic character's origins--and why nobody likes to talk about them.

Inside the Atari 1040STf

The Atari ST series premiered on the PC stage 25 years ago. In honor of that important line's silver anniversary, we dissected its most prominent model.

Fifteen Consumer Electronics Design Mistakes

Let us count the ways these modern marvels of technology drive us bonkers, day after day.

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From Paper Tape to Data Sticks: The Evolution of Removable Storage

Over the years, people have tried to transfer information from one computer to another in a dizzying number of ways. Here’s a look at some of the best, along with others that time forgot.

The Ghosts of Christmas Games Past

Where can you bowl with elves, battle evil snowmen, and take your shots at flying turkey helicopters? Only in these 12 Christmas games of yesteryear.