15 Old Technology Ads People Were Really Excited About

15 Old Technology Ads People Were Really Excited About
  • 15 Old Technology Ads People Were Really Excited About

“640K ought to be enough for anybody” – Bill Gates 1981

“The cost for 128 kilobytes of memory will fall below U$100 in the near future” – Creative Computing magazine 1981

Reading computer-related magazines published many years ago can give you a really good laugh, as nothing gets outdated as fast as IT news. Would you believe it if we told you that the processor your smartphone has today is far more powerful than all of the computers the Apollo 11 Lunar Lander had? Do you realize that the very first HDD, which Seagate introduced back in 1979, only had 5 MB of space on it and had a price tag of about $1500?

Yah, we can laugh at that all we want, but we have to understand that there is a good chance our children will be laughing at our 2-terabyte external HDD drives or 8-gygabyte RAM. Take a look at these cool computer ads from the old days: that will give you an idea of how our kids will feel about what we consider top-notch technology today. 

1. “The Hard Disk You’ve Been Waiting For”! Just take a look at the capacity and the price tag. :)

2. “Two Bytes Are Better Than One”.

3. A Sexy and Versatile Modem

4. “Every Kid Should Have an Apple after School”

5. Can you imagine? This 16K RAM turns your PC into a working giant. ;)

6. Wow, a Color Computer! 

7. Only a Fraction of Americans Can Use a Computer

8. “Your life will never be the same! The only computer with color and sound.”

9. Original Use of an Apple

10. Vintage Christmas: what an awesome gift!

11. A literally baked Apple… Fixed by Apple techies.

12. What the Heck is Electronic Mail?

13. 11 MB hard drive and a whole 64 kb RAM for under $10k - unbelievable!

14. How is this for a mobile computer?

15. Video games on cartridges were a huge hit!

Source: Boredpanda.com

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