I've been a gadget guy for a long time. From the functional to the downright silly, I've always liked how technology can enhance our lives.
We've come a long way in technology since the Reagan years. Back then, I never thought I'd have the equivalent of a Star Trek communicator in my pocket. Even though I love being able to have hundreds of songs to play on my phone, I will always have a special spot on my heart for my very first boombox.
Cnet has put together a list of the hot tech of 1987. Some live on in a fashion, like lazer tag (at Chickasha's own Zippety's), and some are long gone. There are even a couple of items I didn't know existed thirty years ago.
Here's the entire list: