These kids are just fortunate nobody gave them a Motorola mobile phone from the same era.

Technologies in the 1980s Versus Kids of Today

These kids are just fortunate nobody gave them a Motorola mobile phone from the same era.Kids of today meet the toys of yesterday. Can today’s Kids figure out the Technology of the 1980’s? This was a fun story about the differences between the Past and Present.

If you lived through the 1980s, then you know it was an amazing decade. It seemed like every month some cool new technology came onto the market. Many of the most popular consumer products today made their mark in the 1980s. Read more……

To see just how much happened in this decade, here are a dozen technologies that became popular in the 1980s:

  • Personal computers
  • Graphical user interface
  • CDs
  • Walkmans
  • VCRs
  • Camcorders
  • Video game consoles
  • Cable television
  • Answering machines
  • Cell phones
  • Portable phones
  • Fax machines

Many of the most popular consumer products still around today were invented in the 80s for example: cell phones and home computers. The 80s saw the rise of the multi-national corporations, while the growth rate during the 80s was 3.2% per year, the highest 9 year rate in American history, a complex combination of causes (economic, financial, legislative and regulatory) led to the extraordinary number of bank failures in the 80s. And a new definition of the expression “corporate greed” was found.  Read more……