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significant Technologies of the 1990s

  • Apple message pad

     Apple message pad
    invented by Jean-Louis Gassée
    the message pad's goal was to be your office assistant. It wrote messages formatted emails and even had a stylus you could use to draw! it's a far cry from devices like the Apple iPad we know today but every invention has to start somewhere
  • George Foreman grill

    George Foreman grill
    Inventor unknown
    the George Foreman grill may not seem significant at face value but it was one of the most popular infomercial items of the mid-1990s endorsed by famous boxer George Foreman it was marketed as a less unhealthy way to grill food. Its design also made it portable and easy to use.
  • Sony PlayStation

    Sony PlayStation
    The Sony PlayStation was significant because it helps the gaming industry move away from the use of cartridges it used compact discs or CDs instead. and introduced better 32-bit graphics than most gaming systems on the market before. the Sony PlayStation introduced us to favorite titles such as Banjo and Kazooie and Crash Bandicoot. Invented by Ken KutaragiI it Still Remains one of the most popular gaming consoles. and even helped inspire Sony's future PlayStation systems.
  • Tickle Me Elmo

    Tickle Me Elmo
    Invented by Tyco Toys And Based on the popular TV series Sesame Street and later its own spin-off creation Elmo's World the Tickle Me Elmo was a popular toy for babies and young kids who enjoyed the series' Almost iconic laugh and high-pitched voice made a fun experience for young infants and toddlers who already loved the iconic red monster!
  • Furby

    Inventor: Dave Hampton
    First sold on October 2nd, 1998 Its popularity came from its cute design and ability to communicate with other Furbies through its gibberish language and the movements of its eyes. It was a very popular toy in the year 1998 and gave kids the experience of what it would have been like to take care of a quote animal.