Fifty years ago today, the little Telstar satellite relayed the first TV transmission across the Atlantic. It wasn't long before President Kennedy had his black-and-white electrons beamed from the U.S. to Europe.
The humble little satellite could handle just a single black-and-white TV channel, but it was the cutting-edge technology of its day. JFK gave it a spin 50 years ago today.
Crave's Nerdy New Mexico series geeks out in a building full of telephone bygones, wallowing in the beauty of rotary dial phones, giant switchboards, and a brick-size early mobile phone.
Pasadena, Calif.-based SchultzeWorks design studio has created a retro-styled re-imagining of the desktop PC based on an iconic 1950s TV brand.
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Retro designs updated with modern technology
Our time line takes you from 1927 and the first TV transmission, all the way up to DirecTV and other modern wonders.
Ma Bell offspring to take over AT&T in bid for global stature as cable and Net phone rivals close in. Photos: AT&T's history of innovation
Throughout much of its long life, AT&T and its Bell Labs subsidiary were on the forefront of technological progress.
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