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sodascouts
02-01-2011, 10:47 PM
I figured it might be fun to have a thread where we look back at how things have changed in technology using old videos.

1981: Newspapers on computer?? No way! ;)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WCTn4FljUQ

(We did something similar with Retro Commercials (http://www.eaglesonlinecentral.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1677) a while back)

sodascouts
06-25-2014, 08:33 PM
I don't expect anybody to get through this whole thing, but man, how far Windows has come since 95!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGYcNcFhctc

WalshFan88
06-25-2014, 10:56 PM
I don't expect anybody to get through this whole thing, but man, how far Windows has come since 95!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGYcNcFhctc

Windows has definitely evolved. About every other version since ME is good......ME was awful, XP was great, Vista was awful, 7 was great, 8 is awful, 9 should be good lol. 95 and 98 were both good OS's for their time. NT 4 and 2000 on the business side was good. 3.1 (pre-95) was a bit of a mess but was more stable than prior versions. And yes, I remember working on 3.1 as a wee one. I messed up SOOOO many computer learning how to fix them (much like my guitar playing, I'm completely selftaught).

I think the biggest change to Windows overall in terms of what's changed since 95 was the lack of a start menu in Windows 8 - which did not set well with a lot of customers. I still get calls of people with new computers wondering "WTH?!". So I tell them to get either Classic Shell (good) or Start8 (great/better) and use that. It's a shame that Windows 8 is more fast than 7, but they had to put that Metro user interface in there to screw it up.

Houston Baby
06-26-2014, 12:40 AM
The video with Jennifer & Matthew - funny!

DJ
06-26-2014, 03:16 PM
Not only have computers come a long way, but I remember playing video games with my kids and I thought Diddy Kong Racing was superb with all the graphics!
LOL

Glennsallnighter
07-01-2014, 06:16 AM
My PC has windows 7, my sons has windows 8. I cannot get mt head around his PC at all!