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1980

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Google emulates 1980s-era Amiga computer in Chrome

Google's Portable Native Client technology gives a new Web-based lease on life for an old operating system and the games it could run.

By December 12, 2013

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Help! My town is trapped in the 1980s!

Wednesday night a major fiber-optic line was severed in northern New Mexico, leaving the tourist town of Taos, and Crave contributor Eric Mack, without wireless or Internet service for an entire day. The humanity!

By June 20, 2013

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Apple's sexy concepts from the 1980s (pictures)

"Design Forward," a book by famous designer Hartmut Esslinger now out in the U.S., reveals the complexity Apple faced in defining its early design mantra. His photos may astound you.

23 Images February 16, 2013

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New book reveals Apple prototypes of the 1980s

A new book sheds light on some Apple products that never were.

6 Images December 29, 2012

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Android, iOS growing 10 times faster than PCs did in the 1980s

Users have cottoned to these mobile OSes twice as quickly as they did to Web itself at its height in the 1990s, according to new data.

By August 27, 2012

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Retro 1980s case turns iPhone into 'brick' handset

Get your Cyndi Lauper on with ThinkGeek's Retro iPhone Case, an ode to 1980s technology excesses that would look right at home in an episode of "Knight Rider."

By May 17, 2012

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Night Vision watch like 1980s vector arcade game

Latest offering from wacky-watch purveyor Tokyoflash is simple to use and has a retro look.

By September 15, 2011

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Germany to shut down pre-1980 nuclear plants

Environment Minister says it's unclear whether the seven nuclear power plants shut down during the three-month moratorium would remain closed or be reconnected to the grid afterward.

By March 15, 2011

Review

Toshiba Satellite E205-S1980

Toshiba's holiday update of one of our favorite laptops, the Satellite E205, adds graphics and WiMax, but its higher price and lack of other new features prevent it from being a standout at the end of 2010.

November 17, 2010

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 17, 2010

MSRP: $1,079.99

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Toshiba Satellite E205-S1980

Toshiba's holiday update of one of our favorite laptops, the sleek blue WiDi-enabled Satellite E205, adds Nvidia graphics and a WiMax antenna to the mix.

By November 16, 2010