733 Results for

1997

Article

Revisit the amazing Internet the cool kids used in 1997

Watch this hilariously dated instructional video from an era when Netscape and "cyber" meant something and everything was just waiting to be "surfed."

By August 18, 2013

Article

Today's teens react as '90s kids ride the Internet's waves

"Surf's up! See you on the 'net!" A group of today's teenagers can hardly believe the Internet of yore, or the hokey way it's described in this tutorial from 1997.

By June 2, 2014

Article

Apple eyes goggles for viewing videos on the go

Described in a newly published patent application that originally dates back to 1997, the goggles would display content from your mobile device.

By April 10, 2014

Article

Burning Man's 2014 theme: Caravansary

The annual arts festival says its 2014 theme will be "a bazaar of the bizarre." And for the first time since 1997, the Man will rise from the desert floor.

By January 8, 2014

Article

Remember when video discs were the size of LPs?

The analog vs. digital debates aren't limited to audio. There were more than a few analog video holdouts when the DVD debuted in 1997.

By February 17, 2013

Article

From Death Star to Disney, exploring the 'Star Wars' franchise (Q&A)

45 Minutes on IM: Chris Taylor, an editor at Mashable who has covered "Star Wars" since 1997, tells CNET all about his forthcoming book, "How Star Wars Conquered the Universe."

By January 16, 2013

Article

My Best Tech Gift Ever: A 133MHz IBM PC 350

When Christopher MacManus' mom brought home a new computer in 1997, it opened up a whole new world to the Crave writer, one that made him who he is today.

By December 7, 2012

Article

Did a bug in Deep Blue lead to Kasparov's defeat?

In his new book, Nate Silver writes that a glitch in IBM's chess terminator may have spooked Garry Kasparov in his famous 1997 loss. But he was more likely psyched out by its surprising brilliance.

By September 27, 2012

Video

Apple's Steve Jobs: In his own words

Watch key moments from Steve Jobs' speeches since he returned to Apple in 1997.

October 5, 2011