Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 23rd Aug 2012 12:48 UTC
In the News "We all know about the gadgets that get showered with constant praise - the icons, the segment leaders, and the game changers. Tech history will never forget the Altair 8800, the Walkman, the BlackBerry, and the iPhone. But people do forget - and quickly - about the devices that failed to change the world: the great ideas doomed by mediocre execution, the gadgets that arrived before the market was really ready, or the technologies that found their stride just as the world was pivoting to something else." I was a heavy user of BeOS, Zip drives, and MiniDisc (I was an MD user up until about 2 years ago). I'm starting to see a pattern here.
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RE[3]: Comment by drcouzelis
by smashIt on Fri 24th Aug 2012 16:46 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by drcouzelis"
smashIt
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2005-07-06

But the fact that calculators like the TI-83 are still the same price and still the same form factor and still "required" for math classes makes me mad.


the required part is the main problem
the 84+ should cost 50 bucks and be the only non-CAS model in TIs lineup

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