1980s

11.17.14
Crossing Souls: 80s RPG about friendship, death and adventure
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11.17.14

Crossing Souls: 80s RPG about friendship, death and adventure

Call 2014 the Year of the Souls: Titan Souls, Wayward Souls, Dark Souls 2 and now coming from De...

By J. Conditt,   11.17.14
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10.20.14
What happened to all of the women coders in 1984
10.20.14

What happened to all of the women coders in 1984

In 1984, women stopped pursuing Computer Science majors at American universities. From 1970 onward,...

By J. Conditt,   10.20.14
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08.13.14
'Drift Stage' is all about driving sideways and satisfying your '80s fetish
08.13.14

'Drift Stage' is all about driving sideways and satisfying your '80s fetish

If you pay attention to pop culture at all then you know the '80s are back in full force. I mean,...

By T. O'Brien,   08.13.14
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06.06.13
iam8bit's Entertainment System to feature in retro art exhibit
06.06.13

iam8bit's Entertainment System to feature in retro art exhibit

Los Angeles gallery iam8bit is hosting an art exhibit in celebration of 1980s games, called "iam8bi...

By J. Conditt,   06.06.13
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06.26.12
PLX's XWave Sport gives brainwave interfaces a casual look, triggers '80s flashbacks
06.26.12

PLX's XWave Sport gives brainwave interfaces a casual look, triggers '80s flashbacks

Brainwave-guided interfaces are common. Most of the time, though, they're not what we'd call subtl...

By J. Fingas,   06.26.12
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05.23.12
TUAW TV Live: The 1980's episode
05.23.12

TUAW TV Live: The 1980's episode

Note to viewers: By "The 1980's episode" I mean that I'll be doing a retrospective look at some a...

By S. Sande,   05.23.12
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04.20.12
Fifth Avenue Frogger brings everyone's favorite roadkill to New York City (video)
04.20.12

Fifth Avenue Frogger brings everyone's favorite roadkill to New York City (video)

For all their charm, the arcade games of the 80s didn't really offer much in the way of gritty rea...

By B. Heater,   04.20.12
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08.10.11
Australia's first mobile network celebrates 30th birthday with a quiet night in
08.10.11

Australia's first mobile network celebrates 30th birthday with a quiet night in

Why is this phone staring at the ground in dismay? Because it can't believe that it's been 30 yea...

By A. Toor,   08.10.11
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06.19.09
Movie Gadget Friday: Runaway
06.19.09

Movie Gadget Friday: Runaway

Ariel Waldman contributes Movie Gadget Friday, where she highlights the lovable and lame gadgets fro...

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