Only our grandmothers are really aware of the changes so drastic that our society has taken in recent years. Technology advances in leaps and bounds and all that we dreamed of 20 years ago, has been met and exceeded. Notice the last word in technology from 1997 and you’ll see how far we have come.
20 Achievements of the technology of 20 years ago
In his time were the latest cry in technology, although to us, are, today, at the height of the snake of our beloved nokia 3310.
1 – Internet for all
Shortly before the start of the year 1997, the internet was a precious commodity and very expensive. Is paid for hours of browsing and not leaving the accounts. At the end of 96, the company AOL was the first to launch a flat rate internet browsing.
2 – Phone wirelessly
With this landline phone you could talk without wires, even in your back garden. Thanks to him we live scenes as mythical as the calls-persecutions of the saga Scream.
3 – Netscape Browser
The war of 1997 was not between democrats and republicans, if not between the Internet Xplorer and Netscape. Can you guess who won?
4 – Windows 95
Anyone who has had a computer in the decade of the 90’s feel nostalgic when you see these four colors.
5 – Tamagochi
A world revolution that began in the united States but soon spread throughout the planet. With this gizmo, you could have a pet to take with you on your keychain.
6 – The first Motorola
Motorola was the first company that was concerned in the comfort of your phone. With your motorola StarTAC launched to the market the first model truly portable phone.
7 – MiniDisc
Surpassed the walkman, the discman was a bit awkward to carry, so the idea of a minidiscman seemed perfect, but not calo enters the hearing that in a short time step to the dark side of the MP3.
8 – Apple Powerbook
A revolution that allowed the user to insert his / her portion of the design on the inside of your own laptop.
9 – Play Station
What it cost you to convince your parents to let you buy it and what little you did the novelty. Play Station still, to this day, bringing out new versions, but as the first, with his memory to save the game of 128KB (a revolution at the time), there is nothing.
10 – Final Fantasy
The best role play of the story, I couldn’t be on another platform that was not a Play Station. Without a doubt, the most emblematic of the year, despite the fact that Gran Turismo sold more copies. We all remember the story of Final Fantasy.
11 – take your computer with you
If in 1997 you could see what we are able to do now with our mobile…
12 – Nintendo 64
The eternal struggle between Play and Nintendo is still alive today, but a few memories have been so etched in our memory as the of blowing the cartridge when it stopped working.
13 – President disconnected
The computer in the shade, president Bill Clinton only sent two emails during his entire presidency, but his right hand, Al Gore, is well-known for being the precursor to the internet.
14 – Amazon
By that time amazon was only an online store to buy books.
15 – tv on your computer
In a time where only 40% of households had a computer, went WebTv, a platform to watch tv on the computer, which allowed you to see X-files while you were sending an e-mail. A whole revolution.
16 – Defeated by a machine
The best chess player in the world, the Russian Gary Kasparov, was defeated by the computer Deep Blue Of IBM, in a game, to the best of 6. All of a humiliation for the game of chess.
17 – Sony Mavica MVC-FD5
Finally gave solution to the problem of moving photos between friends. With a floppy drive of 3.5 inch, the world found peace for a short period of time. This diskette could be shared between cameras and computers. Your friends, by the end, we passed the photos.
18 – e-Mail
The e-mail appeared in 1997, along with the messenger chat. Do you remember the hum?
19 – MP3
What color was yours?
20 – DVD Player
The industry was focused on this new format of distributing their films, and to this day, still resists, barely, the push of the payment platforms.