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1980

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Inside Bose's secret research lab

Bose has always taken great pride in its technical innovations and the quality of its products. But new CEO Bob Maresca is betting on a new approach to get Bose to the next level: telling people what this secretive company is all about.

By February 3, 2016

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Born in 1980? A mathematical surprise awaits you in 2025

Finally, people born in 1980 have something amazing over those young'ins who came into the world in the year 2000 or on a Leap Day.

By July 1, 2015

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Boston Dynamics robots get 1980s movie montage

Some brilliant YouTube spark has cut footage of Boston Dynamics' humanoid robots performing feats of strength and agility to "Scarface (Push it to the Limit)."

By March 15, 2015

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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 By 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 By 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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Human-powered helicopter finally takes Sikorsky Prize

For the first time since its introduction in 1980, the $250,000 Sikorsky Prize for a human-powered helicopter flight has actually been awarded.

By July 11, 2013