Eeeeeeerrrrrrroooooooahhhh ba dong ba dong ba dong psssssssssssh. In the days before broadband, that was the sound the Internet made. Dial-up modems, like the US Robotics Sportster, have been many families’ first gateway to the Web. Their use peaked round 2001, as quicker alternate options that carried knowledge over cable strains arrived. But hundreds of thousands of households still have an lively dial-up connection.
- The iPhone popularized the cellular app, forever changing how we talk, play video games, shop, work, and full many everyday tasks.
- Gâchette or gagée, or from the French household name Gaget, an industrialist who produced promotional devices in collaboration with the project to build the statue of Liberty.
- A bit American Psycho, though you are clearly under no obligation to blast Phil Collins’ ‘Sussudio’ whereas chopping up City boys.
- It steers carefully away from being in-uenced by the shiny publicity of the latest ‘must have’ techno