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Relic: 3DO Interactive Multiplayer

What is a flagship? Generally, a flagship device tends to be a cut above the rest; it has additional features some of the company’s other products might not have. Flagship devices have been mentioned...

Relic: Chlorofluorocarbons

Nothing strikes more fear into the environmentalist than the word chlorofluorocarbon (CFC). While used for many years, CFCs have been cited as a major contributor to global warming in recent times. CFCs have contributed...

Relic: The Video Game Arcade

Many people get together at the mall to play the latest video games. Some of the earlier arcades had traditional games such as pinball, shooting games, and slot machines. Video game arcade cabinets are...

Relic: Road Maps

What is a map? A map is defined as a symbolic depiction highlighting a relationship between elements of space, such as objects, regions, and themes. In short, they’re a two-dimensional representation of three-dimensional space....

Relic: CB Radio

While there are many types of radio, citizens band radio (CB radio) is a system of short-distance radio communications between individuals on a selection of 40 channels within the 27 MHz band. This makes...

Relic: The IPOD

Few things are more personal than one’s musical choices. You can tell so much of a person from what they listen to, and from radio, to the various music storage media such as cassettes,...

Relic: Music Video

Everyone loves a well-made music video—after all, video did kill the radio star at some point. But what was the motivation for bands to do music videos? Although Music Television (MTV) was the first...

Relic: Barcode Scanners

As you do your holiday shopping for your friends and family, have you ever wondered what was the technology behind the barcode scanner? Without them, you wouldn’t have the lines at the malls moving...

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If you have a modern smartphone or tablet, you have enough to get all the entertainment basics done anywhere you might find yourself, whether it is reading an eBook, playing a video game, watching...

Relic: The PDA

If you're anywhere near my age, you will likely remember the days of the Personal Digital Assistant (PDA). Around the time when mobile phones had monochrome screens, monophonic ringtones, and the smarts of a...

Relic: The Jetpack

  Visions of the future invariable involve flying. There is a human fascination with flight and the future's promise of it that so solidly captures the imagination. While everyone may curse the failed promise of...

Relic: Game Storage Formats

I've grown up with games as my passion. I envisioned myself making games in the future, so I learned and taught myself as much as humanly possible about games and consoles. One thing that...
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