Retro Tech

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  • Premiered: Apr 2019
  • Episodes: 7
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Retro Tech: Game Boy
Air date
Apr 19, 2019
The Game Boy is the most popular handheld gaming console ever. It allowed us to take games like Tetris, Super Mario Bros. and The Legend of Zelda with us on-the-go, changing the gaming .. show full overview
Retro Tech: JVC GR-C1 Camcorder
Air date
Dec 02, 2019
The JVC GR-C1 Camcorder was the first all-in-one handheld video camera. I trace the history of homemade videos back to the release of this iconic piece of tech and shows how its .. show full overview
Retro Tech: 1984 Macintosh
Air date
Dec 02, 2019
Everyone knows the 1984 Macintosh computer was a game changer for the tech industry. But why was this particular computer so iconic? I learn how Steve Jobs and his team took on computer .. show full overview
Retro Tech: Sega Genesis
Air date
Dec 02, 2019
In 1988, Sega took Nintendo by storm and released the Sega Genesis. The conflict between the two companies created a video game console war for the ages. I learn about the cultural .. show full overview
Retro Tech: The Walkman
Air date
Dec 02, 2019
When the Sony Walkman hit the market in the 1970s, it was the first time we were able to take our music with us on-the-go. I explore this iconic piece of tech—from the inspiration behind .. show full overview
Retro Tech: The Polaroid Land Camera
Air date
Dec 02, 2019
Way before cell phone cameras, we took selfies with Polaroids. I explore how the first Polaroid camera, the Polaroid SX-70, turned us all into amateur photographers and paved the way for .. show full overview
Retro Tech: Motorola DYNATAC
Air date
Dec 02, 2019
The first ever cellular phone was the Motorola DynaTAC 8000x. It cost $10,295 in today’s dollars and had to charge for 10 hours just to make a 30 minute call. Without the DynaTAC, would .. show full overview

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