Optical Media

Unless you came to the world very recently, chances are that you’ve held optical media in your hands at some point in your life. From music albums to movies, to video games, optical discs have been used to store pretty much any kind of data on them. What is Optical Media? Optical media is a […]

The MusicGremlin Wi-Fi MP3 Player

WiFi enabled, easily music downloading, with access to a huge catalog of music, the MusicGremlin was released in 2006. It was the first portable MP3 player that also allowed the user to download the music they wanted over a WiFi network, no host computer usage required. This brand new innovation was groundbreaking and allowed it […]

Mattel Electronic Football

Many people do not realize that Mattel released the first-ever portable gaming device, even before Nintendo released the classic Game Boy. Mattel Electronic Football was created by Mattel, the iconic toy company known for toys such as Barbie, Hot Wheels and the card game Uno, as a handheld game and it was released in 1977. […]

The Logitech Harmony

The Logitech Harmony is one of the most remarkable gadgets in pop culture history. A remote control for a TV, the Harmony is produced by Logitech, a well-known technology company that produces electronics for computers, such as keyboards, mice, and headphones, along with accessories for smartphones and portable devices. This company was founded in 1981. […]

The GoPro Hero

The GoPro Hero is part of a line of cameras that were launched in 2004 by Nick Woodman. Woodman is the founder of GoPro, a technology company that started in 2002. This company not only makes its own cameras, but they also develop apps and editing software. The main inspiration for the cameras was a […]

The Audio Highway Listen Up

The Audio Highway Listen Up is one very mysterious device that was created in 1996 and launched officially in 1997. There isn’t much available information about it, but we do know that only 25 of these devices ever existed, so it can certainly not be considered to be a mass-produced product. Features This was the […]

The Sony Discman D-50

The Sony Discman D-50 changed the music industry, which at the time was dominated by cassette tapes and vinyl records. For the first time, users were able to listen to their music CDs on the go. What is the Sony Discman D-50? The Sony Discman D-50 was the world’s first portable CD player. It was […]

The Epson HX-20

Most people today have a laptop, but current models have come along way from the original Epson HX-20. What is the Epson HX-20? The Epson HX-20 was invented by Yukio Yokozawa in 1980 and is considered the be the first laptop computer. Yokozawa worked for the company today known as Seiko Epson and received the […]


DiskOnKey was the first USB flash drive and gave birth to a technological revolution in data storage and transfer. What is DiskOnKey? The DiskOnKey was a revolutionary invention that combined two existing technologies: flash memory and the universal serial bus (USB). Flash memory was invented by Toshiba in the mid-eighties and the USB was invented […]

The Engelbart Mouse

The Engelbart Mouse sounds like a rodent species named after a zoologist. But it’s actually named after the inventor of one of the most widespread computer accessories: the mouse. What is the Engelbart Mouse? Douglas Engelbart was an American inventor who started working on the concept back in 1963 together with his partner William English. […]

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