On October 14, 1977, Atari releases their Video Computer System. The Atari VCS dominated the market, popularised home video gaming, and helped mainstream the video game movement.
September 5: Last IBM “Stretch” Computer Shut Down
0n September 5, 1980, The last IBM 7030 “Stretch” mainframe in active use is decommissioned at Brigham Young University. The…
September 5, 2021
September 28: Think Different
On September 28, 1997, Apple's "Think Different" commercial campaign debuts just two weeks after Steve Jobs was named temporary CEO. The campaign, which was designed to reintroduce the Apple brand, was widely lauded by the press, the general public, and the advertising industry. It won several prizes along the way. In retrospect, Think Different marked the beginning of Apple's transformation from near-collapse in the 1990s to the world's most valuable firm.
September 28, 2021
August 21: Mars Observer Lost
On August 21, 1993, NASA loses contact with the Mars Observer spacecraft, three days before it was to enter into…
August 21, 2021