Built by Texas Instruments, the Speak & Spell electronic educational toy was the first mass-produced product to use digital signal processing.
The year was 1995, and CompuServe's online service cost $4.95 per hour. Yet thousands of people logged into this virtual world daily.
Advanced custom silicon made the Atari 800 a very special multiplayer machine.We set it up on a 1983-era TV set for the full retro experience.
The year was 1987, and the Toshiba T1000 was a 6.4-pound IBM PC clone that you could fit into a briefcase. But wait'll you see the battery on this thing.
Thirty years later, we look back at Microsoft's popular operating system.
It was the golden age of personal computers. The hardware was massive—as was the impact on the computing industry.
How many did you play as a kid? Enjoy these 17 hits of nostalgia as you send your own children back to school.
Apple made its first tablet PC, featuring handwriting recognition, in 1993. Benj Edwards takes a look at why the Newton failed.
Articles by Benj Edwards