Ten gadgets we (and the world) forgot

Posted by , 07 December 2008

Atari Lynx – somebody had to get this ball rolling

Atari Lynx – somebody had to get this ball rolling

  • #04

    Rabbit phone – what the hell were they thinking?

  • Introduction
  • #02

    TV video phones – here’s grandma. She still alive?

If you’re old enough to remember going to the cinema in 1989 – to see Back To The Future 2, obviously – you’ll remember being blown away by ads for the first, full-colour handheld games console. The Lynx looked the stuff of dreams, and fantasies of gaming on the crapper or in the car made you covet this slab of plastic in a way that bordered on indecent. It sold less than 500,000 units. It was rubbish.

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