Tech Time Machine: 16 March

A world without instant global communication, GPS or the thought of space travel is almost too scary to contemplate. Thankfully, there was a man who believed and proved that it could happen, which we look at in this edition of Tech Time Machine.

A world without instant global communication, GPS or the thought of space travel is almost too scary to contemplate. Thankfully, there was a man who believed and proved that it could happen, which we look at in this edition of Tech Time Machine.

It was also on this day in 1968 that General Motors pushed its 100 millionth car down the production line, an Oldsmobile Toronado.

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Derek loves nothing more than punching a remote location into a GPS, queuing up some music and heading out on a long drive, so it's a good thing he's in charge of CNET Australia's Car Tech channel.

 

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