Quiz: What year is this tech from?
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In what year was the Commodore PET released?
Short for Personal Electronic Transactor, the monochrome PET was the first full-featured computer released by Commodore.
The Commodore PET was released in 1977, the same year that Saturday Night Fever made its theatrical debut.
In what year was the Nokia 3310 released?
With over 126 million units sold, this durable Nokia phone is one of the most iconic devices in telecommunications history.
The Nokia 3310 was released in 2000, the same year as the Ben Stiller and Robert De Niro comedy Meet the Parents was.
In what year was this Sony Mavica released?
The Sony Mavica FD-200 was a 2-megapixel digital camera that recorded directly to a 3.5-inch floppy disk or Sony MemoryStick.
The Sony Mavica FD-200 and Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones were both released in the same year: 2002.
What year is this Apple Macintosh Plus from?
The computer, which retailed at the time for $2,599, came with 1MB of RAM and a 3.5-inch floppy drive.
Like Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, the Macintosh Plus was released in the year 1986.
In what year was the Super Nintendo released?
We’re looking for the year this classic gaming system was released in North America.
Hint: The game Final Fantasy II was also released that year.
The Super Nintendo, Final Fantasy II, and Terminator 2: Judgment Day all came out in the year 1991.
What year is this PonoPlayer from?
This $400 high-res music player was the dream child of singer-songwriter Neil Young.
The PonoPlayer, like Star Wars: The Force Awakens, was released in 2015.
In what year was this Sony Walkman released in the U.S.?
Sony’s U.S. division wanted to call this groundbreaking device the Disco Jogger, but the founder of Sony nixed the idea out of fear it would alienate older customers.
Though it was released in Japan a year earlier, the Sony Walkman made its U.S. debut in 1980, the same year as the movie Caddyshack.
What year is this Sony Vaio microcomputer from?
The 4.5-inch Sony UX-280 micro PC included a 1.2 GHz ultra low voltage Intel processor, a 40 GB hard drive and 1 GB of RAM.
Like the movie Borat, the Sony Vaio UX-280 made its debut in 2006. Very nice.
In what year was the Sandisk Sansa Clip released?
This 2GB MP3 player included a removable belt clip.
The Sandisk Sansa Clip MP3 player made its debut in 2007, the same year The Simpsons Movie was released.
In what year was the Palm Pilot 1000 released?
This iconic personal digital assistant had a 160 x 160 pixel display, 128KB of RAM and a 16 MHz Motorola 68328 processor.
The Palm Pilot 1000 was released in 1996, the same year the movie Scream was released.
What year is this TRS-80 Model 4 from?
This particular Radio Shack TRS-80 Model 4 came with 64 KB of RAM and two single-sided 180 KB disk drive.
The TRS-80 Model 4 and National Lampoon’s Vacation were released in 1983.
What year is this Motorola Droid Razr from?
This 4G LTE device featured a 4.3-inch AMOLED display and an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera that also records 1080p HD video.
The Motorola Droid Razr, one of many supposed “iPhone killers,” was released in 2011 — the same year as the Kristen Wiig comedy Bridesmaids.
What year is this Dell Dimension XPS 450V computer from?
This i486 machine came with a 340 MB hard drive, 8 MB of RAM and a double-spin CD ROM drive. It retailed for $2,498.
The Dell Dimension XPS V450 was released in 1993, the same year as the Robin Williams movie Mrs. Doubtfire.
In what year was the Osborne 1 released?
This early 64 KB “laptop” weighed 25 pounds and retailed for $1,795.
The Osborne 1 computer and Raiders of the Lost Ark were both released in 1981.
What year is this Atari Portfolio from?
This IBM-compatible mini PC was the first palmtop computer.
Both the Atari Portfolio and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade came out in the year 1989.
In what year was the Microsoft Surface released?
Microsoft’s touchscreen hybrid device was released alongside the Windows 8 operating system.
Like The Avengers, the Microsoft Surface was released in 2012.
What year is this iMac G3 from?
This Bondi Blue beauty helped bring a troubled Apple back from the brink.
The bondi blue iMac G3 and the movie Armageddon were both released in 1998.
In what year was the Motorola DynaTAC phone released?
This cellphone used to retail for $3,999.
The movie Gremlins and the Motorola DynaTAC were both released in the same year: 1984.
In what year was the Motorola Pageboy released?
This early pager had no display — it could only emit a tone when a message was received.
The Motorola Pageboy and the Mel Brooks movie Blazing Saddles were both released in the year 1974.
In what year was the Palm Treo 650 released?
This early smartphone had a tiny physical keyboard and a stylus.
Like the movie Mean Girls, the Palm Treo 650 was released in 2004.