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Timex Sinclair 1000 (AKA ZX81) TV Commercial

“The power is within your reach” says this 1982 TV Commercial introducing the Timex Sinclair 1000, that is Sinclair ZX81, to US computer users. Actually, the TS1000 was the US-version of the well-known ZX81, which was selling hot in Europe. … Continue reading

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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Doctor Who 50th anniversary with character-based game.

Believe it or not, Doctor Who has been traveling around on TV for half a century, since it was first aired in 1963. 50 years means obviously nothing to a Time Lord as the Doctor… Today Google celebrates the 50th … Continue reading

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Wacky Races-inspired TV Commercial Ad by Peugeot 208 GTI

You may remember Wacky Races cartoon from the 60s (or you may not). Now, in 2013, Peugeot Brazil is releasing this Wacky Races-inspired TV commercial ad, made by Young & Rubicam with Partizan advertising agency, for its brand new Peugeot … Continue reading

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iPhone 5 fever? Jimmy Kimmel shows how much people get fooled by an old iPhone 4!

Looks like people get really crazy about iPhone 5! ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel shows in this footage on the road, how much people can be fooled by thinking they’re using a real iPhone 5!

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Back from 1984: Apple’s Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak (and John Sculley) in a GhostBusters video – fighting IBM

Who said Steve Jobs had no sense of humour? Take a look at this Apple‘s 1984 Ghostbusters spoof video where Steve Jobs, Steve “Woz” Wozniak and former Apple CEO John Sculley appear and fight, as BlueBusters, IBM world-invasion plans. The … Continue reading

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Facebook growth rate: quicker than a (social) ray of light – and almost a nation on itself

Following yesterday Facebook’s filing for IPO – and all the consequent hype about this, let’s look at what’s really behind the Facebook business. According to this infographic from Fusioncharts: every 8 seconds people from everywhere in the world sign in … Continue reading

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