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Inside the Magnavox Odyssey2

Let's take an in-depth look at the Magnavox Odyssey2 video game console and see the way we played in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
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Inventor Portrait: Ralph Baer (The Father of Video Games)

Technology : Geeks are Sexy (2 years ago)

Ralph Baer is often called the father of video games. His invention, the Magnavox Odyssey, was the first home console system. I photographed and interviewed him this summer as part of my ongoing series on inventors (the book and app... Read Post

The Internet gaming service OnLive now has a tiny console that lets you play video games anywhere.

Technology : Slate - Technology (4 years ago)

One night last week I started up a game of Shaun White Skateboarding on my favorite new gaming console. It was getting late, though, and I had to catch a plane in the morning, so I didn't play for long. The next day, I threw the con... Read Post

Inside the Atari 2600

Technology / Hardware : Hardware Secrets (2 years ago)

Let's take an in-depth look at one of the most iconic video game consoles of the late 1970s and early 1980s, the Atari 2600. Read Post


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