By the mid 1990′s, people were more comfortable with technology. Granted, things were just getting started, but people were ready for technology to change their world. More and more people were using cell phones, and kids were being raised with video games and computers in school.
In just 1994, a nerdy think tank were already predicting a world were people used tablet computers to read the newspaper. It’s scary that they hit the nail right on the head exactly. The video is being shared on Gawker.
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Back in the late 1980′s, the video games market had a rebirth, thanks mostly to Nintendo and their Nintendo Entertainment System. In 1991, Nintendo introduced their new system, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, with better graphics, more computing power, and better games. But it came with the steep 1991 price of $200. That’s around $331.46 today.
The nightly news gave a ridiculous report on people who were “Ninten-pendent”, and were upset about the high price of the new system. The classic video clip is featured on Guyism.
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2011/08/10/1991-news-report-parents-upset-about-nintendo-expensive-price/