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Alt.CES: Flashback to CES 1979


ABC News fires up the archival video time machine and refreshes our memory regarding what was cutting edge tech 31 years ago. Satellite feeds, laser discs, and TV-printers? – The future is now! then!

16 thoughts on “Alt.CES: Flashback to CES 1979

  1. Cooper says:

    That Vinyl Video Disc icks ass

  2. chris says:

    As my buddy noticed:

    “A popular hit such like Sound of Music, sells for 75 dollars.”
    [Que Julie Andrews]: “The hills are alive, with the sound of music…..”
    [Fade music] “Porno costs more.”

    1. Collin Cunningham says:

      Yes, I’m assuming that was a somewhat snarky attempt @ humor – awkward!

  3. Ken says:

    I would TOTALLY pay $75 for a BetaMax copy of “Sound of Music”


  4. Just stoppingby says:

    So that sylist thing only exists on sports shows and AFV (Americas Funnest Videos). Would love to draw mustashes on the local news folks. Probably why we don’t have them in our homes.LOL

  5. Anonymous says:

    and 30 years from now, people will laugh at todays CES

    1. Collin Cunningham says:

      totally – some already do ;)

  6. Anonymous says:

    Hilarious thing a) CASS-ette
    Hilarious thing b) “…porno costs more”

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