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This week in tech, 20 years ago

Posted On: Jul 13, 2018   |   Posted By: The Verge

This week in tech, 20 years ago

As a person who covers day-to-day tech news, I often wonder how my writing might come off to someone in the future - and whether anyone will even be reading it. I can't answer those questions, but I can do the next best thing: look back at what other people were writing 20 years ago.
Here are a collection of stories - big and small - that science and technology enthusiasts might have checked out two decades ago, and that can help inform the ways we think about the world today.

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The Walking Dead gets a season 9 trailer and October 7th release date

The Walking Dead gets a season 9 trailer and October 7th release date

The Walking Dead is preparing for a life after Rick Grimes, as both actor Andrew Lincoln and comic creator Robert Kirkman confirmed this week at San Diego Comic-Con that the... Read more ...

WhatsApp prend des mesures pour lutter contre la fausse information

WhatsApp prend des mesures pour lutter contre la fausse information

La fausse information, alias fake news, est un problème très sérieux. Les services de messagerie instantanée et autres réseaux sociaux le prennent à bras le corps. WhatsApp s'y... Read more ...

Galaxy Note9 shows up in renders in Lilac Purple

Galaxy Note9 shows up in renders in Lilac Purple

The Samsung Galaxy Note9 is going to be officially revealed on August 9, but it's hardly the best kept secret ever. Even so, new bits come out every now and then and the latest... Read more ...

James Gunn Makes Statement After Disney Fires Him From GUARDIANS OF THE...

James Gunn Makes Statement After Disney Fires Him From GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3

Earlier today director James Gunn was fired by Disney and will no longer direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. This happened after a bunch of old offensive Tweets were dug up... Read more ...

Comic-Con 2018: Cool New Spider-Man PS4 Pro Bundle Announced

Comic-Con 2018: Cool New Spider-Man PS4 Pro Bundle Announced

San Diego Comic-Con is now underway, and while Marvel may not have a big movie presence at this year's event, we did get some more news on the upcoming PS4 exclusive Marvel's... Read more ...

Comic-Con 2018: Best Marvel Cosplay From SDCC

Comic-Con 2018: Best Marvel Cosplay From SDCC

It's often hard to believe how big Marvel has become in recent years. This comes thanks in part to Marvel Studios films, which has made its world of comic book superheroes a... Read more ...

Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! - Une forge de patates

Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! - Une forge de patates

Un jeu de gestion déjanté est sorti récemment sur consoles Nintendo Switch et PlayStation uniquement en version dématérialisée, Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?!, développé par... Read more ...

The NES Classic Edition is available on Amazon, so get it before it's gone

The NES Classic Edition is available on Amazon, so get it before it's gone

Okay, sure, it's not a PC , but Nintendo's SNES Classic is once again on sale at Amazon for its retail price of $60 Remove non-product link as a part of a lightning deal, and... Read more ...

Press render leaks revealing the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 in Lilac Purple

Press render leaks revealing the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 in Lilac Purple

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is expected to be unveiled on August 9th. Consumers will reportedly get their first opportunity at reserving a unit on August 14th, with the launch of... Read more ...

Comic-Con 2018: Star Wars' Prequel Era Canon Is Getting Fleshed Out

Comic-Con 2018: Star Wars' Prequel Era Canon Is Getting Fleshed Out

At San Diego Comic-Con , Lucasfilm announced plans to flesh out the Star Wars characters from the prequel era of the movies. With Episode IX still a ways from starting... Read more ...