The Story Behind Texas Instruments’ Speak and Spell
Before I get started, allow me to thank my friend Lois Haynes for sending me a fully preserved example of Texas Instrument’s Speak and Spell... Read More
These Were The Hottest New Theme Park Attractions in 1994
In preparation for the 1994, 4th of July weekend, the Today Show sent me around the country in search of the hottest new theme park... Read More
In 1995 These Products Were Considered To Be Revolutionary. Did They Change Our Lives?
This Gadget Guru segment aired live on NBC’s Today Show in August 1995 and featured a variety of new products and technologies that promised to... Read More
A Look Back The Gadget Guru’s 1990 Holiday Buying Guide
So, just what were the hot holiday gifts of 1990? From The Gadget Guru’s Video Vault, here’s a video of my first of nearly 500... Read More
Andy Shows Conan How To Apply A Candom
This headline is not misleading as it actually did happen! We also show you something you never thought you could do with salad! In the... Read More
20 Years Ago, I Was Riding Roller Coasters For A Living – On Live TV!
While I first appeared on NBC’s Today Show in 1999, I became a Contributing Correspondent with the show in early 2000 and my main focus... Read More
From 1996: Best First Apple Computer – 8x CD-ROM, a 28.8-kbps modem and 16 megabytes of RAM
The Ninth Annual Gadget Guru Product Awards: The Guru picks the best of the best for ’96. It had become a tradition that every year,... Read More
DVD Player To Become Reality – A Blast From The Past
While it was originally called the Digital Versatile Disc, the DVD suffered numerous delays and almost never made it to market. While today, the DVD... Read More
Sharp Zaurus Rocks CES!
It’s difficult to believe that Sharp was a major player in the personal organizer business. Heck, I can’t remember seeing Sharp’s name on anything than... Read More
In 1997, I Broke The Story Of The iPhone…Really!
The headline is not intended to be misleading as it’s a true story. On January 8, 1997 I published a story on GadgetGuru.com and MSNBC.com... Read More