anniversary

  • 25th Anniversary Red Wii Spotted, May Not Be Coming To The US

    25th Anniversary Red Wii Spotted, May Not Be Coming To The US

    This special edition Red Wii was spotted on the Nintendo Japan site, it's in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the original Super Mario Brothers game. Read More

  • Do one thing, and do it well: 40 years of UNIX

    Do one thing, and do it well: 40 years of UNIX

    Generally speaking, 40 is considered "over the hill" in human beings. I'm 35, and as I get closer and closer to the crest of that hill, I can tell you with some certainty that the best is yet to come. I think the same holds true for operating systems. UNIX turns 40 this month. That's right: it was four decades ago that Dennis Ritchie and Ken Thompson worked in the AT&T Bell Labs on the… Read More

  • The mobile phone turns 100 years old today

    The mobile phone turns 100 years old today

    That svelte mobile phone in your pocket has ancestors that go back 100 years today, when a man named Nathan Stubblefield invented the movable telephone. It had a huge transmitter and needed power, but the idea he came up with echoes in all portable phones today. It was only recently that Stubblefield was recognized as the inventor, so we tip our hats to the man belatedly for helping start… Read More

  • CrunchGear One Year Bash Recap

    CrunchGear One Year Bash Recap

    Mmmmm… prizes Manhattan’s Red Sky last night played host to a gathering of geeks and geek sympathizers the likes to which the world has never seen (at least not this week, granted it was only a Monday night — but that’s neither here nor there really. You get the point.) Anyway, the occasion? The CrunchGear One Year Anniversary Celebration, of course. What else could have… Read More