20 years ago Apple released Mac OS X.

20 years ago Apple released Mac OS X.

Yesterday it was 20 years since Apple released the operating system Mac OS X, what we today call macOS. Mac OS X was the tenth version of Apple’s operating system for Macs and therefore received the prefix “X”. It was a prefix that had to stick with until 2016. Below you watch Steve Jobs introduce […]

The Back to the future model car is fixed

The Back to the future model car is fixed

The Delorean model car that is part of the Back to the Future films is a classic and has of course been available in model car form. If you want to buy one of these from Ebay, you must be prepared to spend a lot of money as it’s a collector’s item. If you don’t […]

A copy of Nintendo WorkBoy have been found

A copy of Nintendo WorkBoy have been found

Down below you can watch a mini-documentary where the YouTube channel “DidYouKnowGaming” has documented its search for a mythical accessory for the Nintendo Gameboy that was never released. It is a gadget called “WorkBoy” which Nintendo showed at the big electronics fair CES in 1992. The idea behind WorkBoy was that it could be used […]

20 Years of the International Space Station

20 Years of the International Space Station

It has now been 20 years since Expedition 1 arrived at the International Space Station ISS, which began an era when humans have constantly lived in space. Since November 2, 2000, around 250 people from 19 countries have visited the ISS while conducting over 2,800 experiments with scientists from over one hundred countries involved on […]

Apple counts the latest iPod Nano model as “vintage”

Apple counts the latest iPod Nano model as “vintage”

Apple has now added the latest iPod Nano model to its list of what they call “vintage” products. Apple released the first iPod Nano in 2005 and 2015 the latest version of the seventh generation of iPod Nano released, a product that Apple officially stopped selling in 2017. Apple usually puts products on its vintage […]

Steve Jobs Named Interim CEO of Apple

Steve Jobs Named Interim CEO of Apple

September 16, 1997 Twelve years to the day after resigning from Apple, Steve Jobs is named Interim CEO of Apple. Only seven months earlier, Jobs’ company NeXT was purchased by Apple and just two months earlier Gil Amelio resigned as Apple CEO. Much of the technology acquired with the purchase of NeXT was used to build the Mac OS […]

First Man to Drive on the Moon

First Man to Drive on the Moon

49 years ago, using the battery-powered Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV), Astronaut David Scott of the Apollo 15 mission becomes the first person to drive a vehicle on the Moon. The LRV was used during the last three missions to the Moon, Apollo 15, 16, and 17. The three LRVs used during the missions still remain on the surface of the moon.

Happy Birthday Pac-Man!

Happy Birthday Pac-Man!

May 22, 1980. Namco’s upcoming game “Puck-Man” is location tested in a movie theater complex in Japan. After favorable initial testing, the game is slightly tweaked, with the most major change the renaming of the game to “Pac-Man”. Midway, Namco’s U.S. distributor, thought that vandals would alter the letter “P” to an “F”. While the […]

First Female to Fly Solo Across Atlantic

First Female to Fly Solo Across Atlantic

20 May 1932, five years to the day after Charles Lindbergh took off on his historic first solo flight across the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart takes off from Newfoundland. While her original destination was France, weather and mechanical problems force her to land in Ireland nearly 15 hours after she took off. She become the first woman and second person […]