50% of the CD’s produced worldwide in 1990s had an AOL logo

50% of the CD’s produced worldwide in 1990s had an AOL logo
If you lived in the United States in the 1990s, you remember these AOL discs. They started as 3.5-inch floppies and transitioned into CDs. If nothing else, it was ingenious marketing for AOL. While people eventually started bitching about getting spammed by the discs, most of those people probably also installed them at least once ...

The actor inside R2-D2 hated the actor who played C-3PO

The actor inside R2-D2 hated the actor who played C-3PO
Star Wars R2-D2 actor was Kenny Baker and the actor in C-3PO was Anthony Daniels. So when C3PO says, “how rude!”. That was just projection. Only two actors have appeared in all six ‘Star Wars’ films: Anthony Daniels and Kenny Baker. The pair have played the mismatched Laurel and Hardy-esque droids C-3PO and R2-D2 for ...

Nokia 215 mobile phone with 29-day battery life

Nokia 215 mobile phone with 29-day battery life
Nokia 215 costs $29 and comes with the Opera Mini Browser and Facebook Messenger built in, and can run Twitter and other apps. Despite that, it is mostly a low-spec phone — with a 320 x 240 pixel display, a 0.3 megapixel camera, a radio and a torch as its headline features. But that is ...