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Evolution of Clocks

Evolution of Clocks: The History of the Clock

Introduction In just a lift of our phone or one push of a button, we can instantly check the time. But have you ever wondered what the evolution of clocks has been like? In the olden days, it was much more difficult for people to know the hour and the minutes. The ancients used the sun as their natural clock, watching the patterns of the sun and the direction where it set. The evolution of clocks dates back to 2000 BC, when the earliest form of time-telling devices was traced back to. Ancient civilizations created their own devices with the use of the resources they had. Let’s take a look at some of the first time-telling devices that prompted the evolution of clocks. The Egyptians, the Mesopotamians, the Persians, and the Greeks first used water clocks. On the other hand, candle clocks were most popular in the United Kingdom and …

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Video Game Consoles

These Are The Mount Rushmore Of Classic Video Game Consoles

Video game consoles have come a long way over the past couple of years. They however came into existence a long while back, in the late 1960s because technology had started coming up and the world was finally catching on. In the early 1970s the gaming industry finally began to take shape as more technology companies sought to give consumers gaming consoles, machines people did not know they even needed. Now we look back at some of the most iconic and revolutionary video game consoles of their time, classic pieces to marvel at. 1972 Magnavox Odyssey Much is credited to the Magnavox for being one of the earliest consoles ever produced. It was designed by Ralph H. Baer and his team and it provided the staple console design that is used to date; the console itself being a box with two controllers. The controllers were rectangular in shape, not very …

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Vintage Apple Products

Vintage Apple Products: Before The iPhone Age

Apple is one of the major leading companies that create devices that most consumers use now. In this article, we’ll take a look at vintage Apple products that paved the way for the products that we’ve grown to love over the recent years. College dropouts Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak founded the popular brand on April 1st, 1978, in a garage in Cupertino, California in the United States. From iPods, iPhones, MacBooks, and iPads, the industry continues to shape a number of gadgets into technological advancements with each product released. What most of us do not know is: where did the company, Apple, start from? We know that Apple first introduced the iPhone to the market in 2007, but what were the vintage Apple products made before then? Below is a timeline of vintage Apple products that came way before the iPhone. 1. Apple I Initially named the Apple Computer …

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Jukeboxes: A Dance Through the Years of the Jukebox

Jukeboxes were the first thing you would notice upon entering a bar during the Prohibition Era. This revolution is an automated machine with a vast selection of music for one to play. It is operated through inserting a coin. It provided a series of letters and numbers, which the user would press in order to choose a song. In later history, restaurants and diners started including jukeboxes from speakeasies as well. The jukebox became a popular machine in every establishment, playing its music to entertain those who came by. Eager to know more about this old-time classic machine? Read about the years of the jukebox evolution below. The Origins of the Jukeboxes The jukebox can be traced from the earliest form of a listening device, the phonograph. Thomas Edison created the Edison phonograph in 1877. This was his first invention before his creation of light bulbs. It was the only …

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Handheld Consoles

These Are The Most Desirable Handheld Consoles Ever

Vintage handheld gaming consoles are fascinating pieces of innovation. As with other numerous examples, at the time of innovation there was no need for them, but after it has launched people find uses and develop a need for them. Maybe they did not even know they needed it until they lay their hands on them. This was the case with handheld consoles or game boys. With time the love of them grew exponentially and slowly the curve began dying off because now phones have more capabilities for gaming and the need for the hand eld consoles is slowly dying out. Some handheld consoles have curved out a special place in the universe and are not going to fade from memory anytime soon.  1979 Microvision The Microvision was the Big Bang of hand held consoles. It was the godfather to what was to come. It was released in 1981, a time …

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vintage cars

These Vintage Cars Are The Most Legendary Classics Ever

Vintage cars, depending on who you ask, can mean anything from cars from the early 1900s to late 1900s. To me, vintage is anything something that seems like it is from another age, an earlier age. The word vintage means something from the past that was of a high pedigree and class. Something that at the time of its making was a thing of beauty and was the best of its kind. Now beauty is subjective and it is entirely dependent on the eye of the beholder. This list covers vintage cars from the 1950s to the 1990s because it is at this point that most traditional car companies and individuals had gotten their stride. It was also a post war period and the world that had birthed new inventions and peace had led people to create things of joy, things of beauty. 1958 Aston Martin DB4 This car represented …

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first cellphones

First Cellphones: Most Notable Vintage Cellphones

Introduction Cellphones, mobile phones, hand-held phones, and hand phones are all the same thing. These cellular devices are portable versions of the antique telephone that allows the user to receive and make calls or text messages to any other cell phone within the service area. The earliest form of first cellphones was tiresome to carry, considerably large, and had antennas that extended. At present, cellphones mass-produced by companies – like iPhones and Galaxy Notes among many others – are bought instantly by customers once more updated versions were available. Phones nowadays also include multiple features like taking pictures, creating documents, or even accessing the web. In earlier times, you would need to buy other gadgets to fulfill these needs. Are you interested in knowing what people used to communicate? What were the first cellphones like? Get to know more about the phones we would call “ancient” now below. The Invention …

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