Throwback Tech Giggles

If you’re a *snort* geek like me, you may very well enjoy Engadget’s retrospective “from” 1985, featuring the latest news on cellphones, Windows 1.0 and the Engadget “Tapecasts”. It starts out thusly:

WELCOME TO THE ENGADGET BBS
August 22, 1985 | 12:35
Callers to date . . . . . . . . . . 2924
Callers today . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Callers yesterday . . . . . . . . . 49
Uptime. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124 days, 20:05
The SYSOP is. . . . . . . . . . . . IN!
[A] Articles [C] Chat [I] Mail [M] Message boards [N] News
Welcome to the Engadget BBS! How’s it going? Sorry if you had a busy signal a bunch, the board’s been growing like crazy—we’re adding a third line next week, so check out the boards to get that number!

High-larious.

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