In honor of Chrome OS, here BusinessInsider has collected a nice selection of obscure old operating systems that basically died on the vine.
Old, but nerds love old.
Way, way, way, way, way before the days of the Global Positioning System, people had to navigate using devices like the Plus Fours Routefinder, shown above. It’s from back in 1920 and consisted of a
I’d be willing to bet that there are very few people out there who don’t have an old Motorola StarTac in a kitchen drawer or a pale, yellowish 14-inch CRT monitor in the basement or a stic
The year was 1860. Abraham Lincoln was taking the political world by storm, South Carolina had decided it needed a break from the rest of the Union, and the first ever audio recording was made in Fran
Oh wow, I guess I’m getting old. Did anyone else own this player — the Eiger Labs MPMan? This is the 64-megabyte F20 shown here but I had the 32-megabyte F10. Remember how it hooked up to
If you’ve got too much money, loathe technology, and can’t stand the weird smell of your local GoodWill store, AbleCom will sell you a dumpy-ass old phone for way more than it’s wort
The battery of that Startac most of you have chilling under your bed could be put to better use. Europe’s goal for recycling 45% of all portable device batterys sold are being stunted because of
What the hell has happened to Facebook? I logged in for the first time in a long time yesterday to respond to a message from this idiot and I’m greeted by all sorts of strange and unwanted distr
In the CES press area, they have a wheelbarrow full of dirt, old Sega Genesis games, and a retro Sony boombox. There is no sign, no explanation why, it’s just there. I want that Vectorman 2 cart