Daily Giz Wiz 510: Gadget The Newsletter for Grown-Up Kids

Episode 510 of the podcast

Subject: Review of Gadget The Newsletter for Grown-Up Kids
Released:Friday 22 February 2008
Length:about 15 minutes
Download file:dgw0510.mp3 (6.9 MB)

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From the Gadget Warehouse: Gadget The Newsletter for Grown-Up Kids.

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This is Issue 114 for March 1985 of Gadget, "the newsletter for grown-up kids", sent to Dick by a listener.  Its 12 pages were filled with wonders of 1985 gadegetry, 23 years ago.  It had news of Sony's new 1-pound CD Player for $300, Canon's PC-20 Photocopier for $1,095, and Kodak's Kodavision "lightweight" 5-pounder 8mm video recorder for $1,900, and for an extra $300, you could get a timer/tuner for the Kodavision.  Other gems included a dental mirror, Intelliwriter, and a speakerphone.

No Letters Today

No letters today, but perhaps Dick is still looking for the letter from the listener who kindly sent him the Gadget Newsletter for the Gadget Warehouse.

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