Gone but not forgotten articles

#ThrowBackThursday Most people who hear the word "Nokia" associate it with mobile phones, but there's a convoluted history to tell since the company's humble beginnings over 150 years ago and many reinventions.

Nokia: The Story of the Once-Legendary Phone Maker

#ThrowBackThursday Most people who hear the word "Nokia" associate it with mobile phones, but there's a convoluted history to tell since the company's humble beginnings over 150 years ago and many reinventions.

#ThrowbackThursday At its peak in the 1990s, Silicon Graphics had legendary status among 3D and graphic designers who leveraged the unique power of these workstations that were at cutting edge of visual computing.

Silicon Graphics: Gone But Not Forgotten

#ThrowbackThursday At its peak in the 1990s, Silicon Graphics had legendary status among 3D and graphic designers who leveraged the unique power of these workstations that were at cutting edge of visual computing.

#ThrowbackThursday Precursor chip maker Cyrix brought the world of personal computing to millions in the form of attainable budget PCs, only to be killed by its best product and its inability to run a popular game.

Cyrix 5x86 and Cyrix 6x86: Gone But Not Forgotten

#ThrowbackThursday Precursor chip maker Cyrix brought the world of personal computing to millions in the form of attainable budget PCs, only to be killed by its best product and its inability to run a popular game.

#ThrowBackThursday What does a cattle ranch have in common with computers? Admittedly not much, but that didn't stop two college dropouts from capitalizing on the concept and reshape PC purchases in the 1990s.

Gateway 2000: Gone But Not Forgotten

#ThrowBackThursday What does a cattle ranch have in common with computers? Admittedly not much, but that didn't stop two college dropouts from capitalizing on the concept and reshape PC purchases in the 1990s.

#ThrowBackThursday For those growing up in the 1980s, the name "Coleco" stirs up nostalgic memories of a gaming era long past. The ColecoVision competed with the likes of Atari and Intellivision, leaving its mark in gaming history.

Coleco: Gone But Not Forgotten

#ThrowBackThursday For those growing up in the 1980s, the name "Coleco" stirs up nostalgic memories of a gaming era long past. The ColecoVision competed with the likes of Atari and Intellivision, leaving its mark in gaming history.

These days it's rare to see a new hardware company break ground in the world of PCs, but 30 years ago, they were popping up all over the place. Join us as we pay tribute to S3 and see how its remarkable story unfolded over the years.

S3 Graphics: Gone But Not Forgotten

These days it's rare to see a new hardware company break ground in the world of PCs, but 30 years ago, they were popping up all over the place. Join us as we pay tribute to S3 and see how its remarkable story unfolded over the years.

Mattel developed a gaming system called Intellivision in the late 1970s, around the same time that the Atari 2600 launched. However, it made such an impression that the iconic console was never forgotten and is, in fact, making a comeback.

Intellivision: Gone But Not Forgotten

Mattel developed a gaming system called Intellivision in the late 1970s, around the same time that the Atari 2600 launched. However, it made such an impression that the iconic console was never forgotten and is, in fact, making a comeback.

Computers had finally made the jump from taking up an entire room to fitting on a desk, but they were still far from portable. In 1982, three entrepreneurs decided to change that. Their first entry into the market was the Compaq Portable in 1983.

Compaq: Gone But Not Forgotten

Computers had finally made the jump from taking up an entire room to fitting on a desk, but they were still far from portable. In 1982, three entrepreneurs decided to change that. Their first entry into the market was the Compaq Portable in 1983.

For many, the 1980s was the golden era in home computing. Fighting among new companies was Sinclair who made cheap and basic computers, but helped give rise to the world of bedroom programming and game developers like Rare, Codemasters and Rockstar North.

Sinclair Computers: Gone But Not Forgotten

For many, the 1980s was the golden era in home computing. Fighting among new companies was Sinclair who made cheap and basic computers, but helped give rise to the world of bedroom programming and game developers like Rare, Codemasters and Rockstar North.

A lot of people over 30 will probably name a Commodore as the first computer they ever used. Whether it was your first computer game or first program in BASIC, Commodore led an entire generation to a life-long career in the tech industry.

The Commodore Story: Gone but Not Forgotten

A lot of people over 30 will probably name a Commodore as the first computer they ever used. Whether it was your first computer game or first program in BASIC, Commodore led an entire generation to a life-long career in the tech industry.

Palm, the inventor of the Palm Pilot, is one of the earliest and most successful personal digital assistants which made the name "Palm" synonymous with PDAs, a leading handheld computing form factor for nearly a decade and the precursor to the modern smartphone.

Palm: Gone But Not Forgotten

Palm, the inventor of the Palm Pilot, is one of the earliest and most successful personal digital assistants which made the name "Palm" synonymous with PDAs, a leading handheld computing form factor for nearly a decade and the precursor to the modern smartphone.

OCZ Technology was founded in 2000 by Ryan Petersen as "The Overclockerz Store," an online hardware reseller that catered to computer enthusiasts. The company started out selling binned processors and memory kits capable of running faster than their rated speeds - items which overclockers were willing to pay a premium for.

OCZ Technology: Gone But Not Forgotten

OCZ Technology was founded in 2000 by Ryan Petersen as "The Overclockerz Store," an online hardware reseller that catered to computer enthusiasts. The company started out selling binned processors and memory kits capable of running faster than their rated speeds - items which overclockers were willing to pay a premium for.