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From The KOTV Vault: Technology Of The 1980s

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An early '80s model personal computer looked more like a 2012 microwave with a keyboard. An early '80s model personal computer looked more like a 2012 microwave with a keyboard.
In 1981, long before your cell phone could basically drive your car for you, people had phones like this in their cars. In 1981, long before your cell phone could basically drive your car for you, people had phones like this in their cars.
This second-grader might now have a second-grader with a computer smaller than that floppy disk. This second-grader might now have a second-grader with a computer smaller than that floppy disk.
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Editor's note: We're about to move into a new building, so we're taking inventory of everything in our current one. We've found all kinds of interesting old stories and we're sharing the best of them here.

This week's trip into the KOTV video vault takes us back to a time when a Walkman gave us music on the go, when movies at home meant popping a tape in the VCR, and when mobile phones in your car could take up to a year to get.

It was the ‘80s, and although that really wasn't that long ago, as Rick Wells shows us, in the world of technology, it seems like ancient history.

See the rest of our vault stories.

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